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Old 01-19-2012, 09:11 PM   #631
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One of the next things on my list was to get a skimmer, glad I caught this conversation so I could see some of peoples experiences but I've been having a problem from day one with my phosphate reactor and now I'm leary of getting a skimmer. I have no clue what to get, brand, size or otherwise. Gotta make the sump first. But before that, tonite I am gonna finally have time to start putting my 75 back together.
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Old 01-19-2012, 10:00 PM   #632
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I was thinking of buying the remora hob slimmer because my CPR backpack is crappy and was more expensive. I might later in the year but just don't think it's that essential right now.
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Remora is garbage IMO/IME. Look into the octopus HOB skimmers.
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:13 AM   #634
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I like my aqua c ramora, works really well on my 55...
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I've owned a remora before and I was extremely disappointed with it. I'd be willing to bet that if you tried a couple other brands you would end up agreeing with me.
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:45 AM   #636
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I'm selling my octopus bh-100 for $85 let me know if you want it.
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I would love to but unfortunately I'm broke. If you still have it when I get the money I'll pm you. Dont feel inclined to hold it for me. It might take a while lol.
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I would love to but unfortunately I'm broke. If you still have it when I get the money I'll pm you. Dont feel inclined to hold it for me. It might take a while lol.
I'll most likely have it since I'm not in a rush to sell. I'll let you kno if I do or dont
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:29 AM   #639
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I'm selling my octopus bh-100 for $85 let me know if you want it.
Let me do a little research about skimmers. What would you replace it with and why do you want to sell? I'm not in a hurry right now either. lol, So if when you are an I have forgotten get a hold of me and remind me. I have mush for remember stuff these days.
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:29 AM   #640
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I've owned a remora before and I was extremely disappointed with it. I'd be willing to bet that if you tried a couple other brands you would end up agreeing with me.

I also LOVED my remora. I have used a total of 5 skimmers and my eshopps is my favorite followed by the remora. Mine pulled awesome amounts of thick nasty skimmate, maybe I'm just lucky??
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