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skimmer ideas ?

Post by pheonixsoul25 » Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:37 pm

Just set up a new/used 65 gallon tank. i have never used a skimmer, do yall have any suggesions on a skimmer ?
100 gallon mixed reef

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Re: skimmer ideas ?

Post by Amphiprion » Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:26 am

I have heard good things about SWC cone skimmers. They work as well as the $1000+ alternatives out there, from what I've seen/heard.
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Post by bluwtr » Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:18 pm

Go with Reef Octopus. Awesome skimmers for a great price. Also, the customer service is outstanding and they are located in Slidell.

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Post by Babyreef » Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:21 pm

Pulled my old swc offline and replaced it with a bubblemagus nac6. I'm very happy I did.

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Post by 29nanomob » Thu Mar 03, 2011 10:15 pm

aqua medic turboflotor. no bubbles in your tank... can hob or be in sump. fully adjustable in every way.
reefing just isnt the same living outside the glass....

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Post by Fishfood » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:07 pm

I'm running a Vertex on my 65. It seems to be doing a good job as my only problem has been when I put an auto feeder on the tank over christmas for 2 fish. I think they have second generation models out. I'd get one again as its hard to beat the price.

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Re: skimmer ideas ?

Post by GrandBayReef » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:41 pm

I used a CPR HOB skimmer 4 years with great sucess. I use a reef octopus skimmer now.
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