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Old 03-23-2011, 03:44 PM   #1
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which is the best skimmer out there for 220 gallon tank?

In your experience - which is the best skimmer out there for 220 gallon tank?

I think I want to buy a new one but cannot decide which one?

any ideas?

I was thinking one that clears up to 300 gallons or more..

what are your thoughts?
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I just bought an eshopps psk 150 for my 75 gallon. It was a lot cheaper than the other choices, but pulls some NASTY stuff out of my water. It wasn't very difficult calibrate either. The psk 300 would be the size you're looking for.
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I just bought an eshopps psk 150 for my 75 gallon. It was a lot cheaper than the other choices, but pulls some NASTY stuff out of my water. It wasn't very difficult calibrate either. The psk 300 would be the size you're looking for.
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IMO octopus brand is the best. Google them and you`ll see what they have for your size tank. I personally use the excalibur brand.
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:28 PM   #5
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IMO octopus brand is the best. Google them and you`ll see what they have for your size tank. I personally use the excalibur brand.
What is IMO?

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IMO = in my opinion
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Started cycling at the beginning of February, had a pretty quick cycle, and now I have 6 fish and some zoas. 0 ammonia, 0 trites, and <10ppm nitrates.
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Are skimmers usually active ? Bubbling all the time? Constantly or cam it b your tank is so clean there nothing to skim out?
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My skimmer is constantly making bubbles but depending on how I adjust it will dictate how much gunk I get.
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