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Old 03-05-2011, 02:12 PM   #11
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Really? It's only 3 months old. Works great and haven't had any problem. Yet
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Old 03-05-2011, 02:39 PM   #12
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Hmm. I think some people get lucky. They've worked for other people I know but I think it's the quality of parts, at least in my situation lol.
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Hmm. I think some people get lucky. They've worked for other people I know but I think it's the quality of parts, at least in my situation lol.
Sorry you have had trouble. I had a smaller on a while back and had an issue with pump making to much noise. The company sent me parts twice no charge and were very eager to help with any issues. Even said if the parts didn't fix it they would send me a new one.
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Anyone know how long it takes for the tank to clear up? Still really cloudy from the sand.
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Old 03-05-2011, 10:23 PM   #15
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"works great" compared to what? what other skimmers have you tried?
lets say it works great...now, you are using a skimmer (allegedly) rated for a 65 gallon tank and running it on a 85 gallon system. it's way under powered.

that said, i've used this skimmer before. it's about worthless. when you decide to change skimmers you are going to be very surprised.
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"works great" compared to what? what other skimmers have you tried?
lets say it works great...now, you are using a skimmer (allegedly) rated for a 65 gallon tank and running it on a 85 gallon system. it's way under powered.

that said, i've used this skimmer before. it's about worthless. when you decide to change skimmers you are going to be very surprised.
What type do you suggest?
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i like the octopus line.
i would probably go with something like this for that tank-
Reef Octopus NWB-150 6" Internal Protein Skimmer
- it's a good practice to purchase a skimmer rated for 1.5-2 x your total system volume.
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Starting to clear up
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i like the octopus line.
i would probably go with something like this for that tank-
Reef Octopus NWB-150 6" Internal Protein Skimmer
- it's a good practice to purchase a skimmer rated for 1.5-2 x your total system volume.
Thanks I'll look into it
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