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Old 03-30-2004, 12:24 AM   #1
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filter/protein Skimmer Combo

I have a 30 gallon tank going to start up a saltwater tank with live rock.

I was at the local fish store and they have a filter/protein skimmer combo hang on back.

It was a Skilter 400 for $49.00

Is this combo any good? for the setup im looking for has anyone used this? any info would be great.

If this unit isnt worth it could anyone recemend a better one for a price under $100. any info would be great

jeff
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Old 03-30-2004, 12:34 AM   #2
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Jeff don't get the Skillter! I too have a 29gal tank and looked for a filter/skimmer combo and choose the Skillter400. The skimmer doesn't work at all. The only good thing about the Skillter is that it has a large area to put other media after you throw out the reaction chamber. I finally broke down and bought a Remora Pro Skimmer, after all good post I read in this forum.
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Yep go with a remora or a bak pak IIR skimmer. The skilters are pretty poor quality and you will replace it later.
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Yep go with a remora or a bak pak IIR skimmer. The skilters are pretty poor quality and you will replace it later.
Does anyone know of a online outfit that would sell one of the filter/skimmer you mentioned above?
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Old 03-31-2004, 04:45 PM   #5
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Darin at captivereefs.com can help you out. Great prices, great service. I bought a Bak Pak 2R from him and I love it.
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