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Old 07-25-2004, 08:54 PM   #1
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Aqua C Urchin vs Red Sea Berlin Turbo Classic

Any thoughts. I know many seem to prefer the Urchin/Remora, but can anyone weigh in on the Red Sea? How hard are they to set up/ maintain vs the AquaC, etc? Those are the two I'm looking at currently. Oh, and they will be put into use on a 55 or 75 gal aquarium (depends how much money I have left over )
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Old 07-26-2004, 12:26 AM   #2
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The Aqua C will beat it hands down. They skim almost the same but the Red sea is notorius for impellars breaking. The Aqua C will also require less cleanings and maintanence than the Red Sea The Remora will outskim it by a tad also. JUst my opinion though!
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That's exactly what I am looking for. I want to hear what other people know about these skimmers. Ease of use and maintenance is very important!
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Old 07-26-2004, 05:54 PM   #4
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I have a Red Sea Berlin classic running with a Mag5 pump. Works ok but I want a Remora Urchin. The Berlin needs adjustment and if overly adjusted, it can drain your sump. I have flooded twice becasue I was not paying attention

If you really want one, I sell it pretty cheap so I can get an urchin

Honestly though, I have heard nothing but rave reviews for the AquaC and the Berlin is kind of old school.

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Old 07-27-2004, 02:45 PM   #5
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Thanks for the offer, but I'll pass. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the AquaC line here at AA, I'm placing my order for the Urchin. Thanks for your input!
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