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Old 01-24-2011, 10:19 AM   #11
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I'm thinking of the Vertex 180 or the SWC 180 cone... Or is there a similar skimmer to consider how r the octopus don't really know much bout this brand...
Check my pics in my profile of my 120, I am running a vertex, check the skimate its picking up, best bang for your buck for sure!!!

I use to be a huge fan of reef octopus but these vertex are amazing, honestly they are!
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the vertex 180 has an 8" reaction chamber and the pump's Air Draw: 720lph @ 32w
the swc cone is also 8" and it's pump is quoted at:
900-1100 lph of air pull with less than 25 watts.
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I have heard good things about the SWC, but from personal experience I can not comment. I just know the vertex is working great.
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nope. same exact pumps.
Please prove me wrong. Show me an Octopus with a Laguna/Askoll pump. Bubble Blaster is not made by Laguna/Askoll.
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