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Old 01-26-2004, 07:11 PM   #1
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seaclone skimmers

Currently i have a excaliber protein skimmer fromadvanced aquaria. Its putting a ton of bubbles in the tank and not collecting any protein. I was thinking of taking it back and getting a seaclone or prism skimmer cuz they cost about the same. any opinions on what i should do?


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If for the 55 gal mentioned in your profile, I would not opt for any of these. Instead I would suggest an Aqua C remora pro for that size tank if you stick with a HOB style.

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definately a remora or a bak pak. How long has the skimmer been working. Sometimes they take a week or two to break in.
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Old 01-26-2004, 09:45 PM   #4
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Remora. The Prizm isn't enough for a 55g tank. My experience with the Seaclones is that they are difficult to keep adjusted and return bubbles to the tank as well. As Darin said though, if it hasn't been running for a couple of weeks, it may not be broken in yet...give it some time.
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Old 01-27-2004, 09:08 AM   #5
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We have been running a seaclone 150 in our tank for about 9 months and if you just replace the cruddy air adjustment valve with any air control valve(we used pentax) it does not blow microbubbles and skims a verry dark green thick stinky crud. There are alot of sea-cllone bashers out there but with a simple adjustment the cheaper skimmer will do the job for you especialy on a 55.
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