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Remora Hang-on 24 92.31%
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Old 10-05-2004, 11:28 AM   #1
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Prizm or Remora?

What Is better red sea prizm or remora hang-on protein skimmer.
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Old 10-05-2004, 11:38 AM   #2
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Remora is going to win this one by a landslide. Other than cost, there is not much of a reason to get the Prizm.
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Old 10-05-2004, 12:24 PM   #3
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I voted for the remora. I've never used one...but I just removed my prizm last night and replaced it with a CPR bak-pak2R.

A prizm will skim, but you'll constantly be fiddling with it to keep it skimming properly, and it's underpowered. I wouldn't put it on anything larger than a 30gallon.
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Old 10-05-2004, 03:14 PM   #4
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I was planning on getting the remora, but a stupid lfs guy said to get the prizm, probably just because they don't carry the remora.
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Old 10-05-2004, 03:49 PM   #5
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I bought a Bak Pak 2R which works nicely and is quiet. But if I didn't have a BAK PAK 2R, I would have a Remora.
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Old 10-05-2004, 04:04 PM   #6
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I live in the UK, started with a prizm & have just bought a Remora from the makers there in the states, all I can say I wish I'd never wasted the money on the prizm!!

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Old 10-06-2004, 02:33 PM   #7
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Remora will definately win this one.
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Old 10-06-2004, 02:39 PM   #8
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Who the heck voted for the Prizm??? :P
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Remora hands down...
IT's cake to set up...
No real set up other then moving the collection cup up and down and doesn't get easier to empty it...
Cleaning is cake too.. maybe once a year job. I cleaned mine after 6 months of use and it wasn't needed...
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I have a prizim pro and have had no problems with it. And it skims plenty of goo out o' the tank.
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