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Old 09-24-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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Berlin method

This is just using a skimmer and a lot of live rock for filtration ?
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This is just using a skimmer and a lot of live rock for filtration ?
Is there a rule of size of skimmer /gallon
And same for rocks ?
Lbs / gallon ?
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:54 AM   #3
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I understand you want a protein skimmer rated for twice your tank size and also 1-2LBs of live rock per gallon
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My tank is 75 gal
And my skimmer is rated for 125 gal .
As for live rock I have close to 150 lbs maybe a little more .
The skimmer is my only concern ,
It's a HOB coralife super skimmer .
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My tank is 75 gal And my skimmer is rated for 125 gal . As for live rock I have close to 150 lbs maybe a little more . The skimmer is my only concern , It's a HOB coralife super skimmer .
Some like those skimmers till they get a better one. I have one sitting on the patio collecting dust. Piece of junk IMO.
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Some like those skimmers till they get a better one. I have one sitting on the patio collecting dust. Piece of junk IMO.
I can't say that much about it .
It was a pain Just cause of the micro bubbles my tank was full of at the beginning but it's good now .
I'm sure there is better .
You get what you pay for .
Keeping cost and affordability in mind
What's a good skimmer ?

IMO. It's a good skimmer for what I paid for it it's cheap
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They do work for the most part but there are skimmers that work better. More efficient at removing organics.

I love my skimmer but it isn't exactly budget friendly. I'm sure others have had experience with the better budget friendly skimmers and can recommend some.
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They do work for the most part but there are skimmers that work better. More efficient at removing organics. I love my skimmer but it isn't exactly budget friendly. I'm sure others have had experience with the better budget friendly skimmers and can recommend some.
What is yours ?
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:15 PM   #10
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You were right about the price difference .
Yours is only good for 100 gal ?
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