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Old 10-10-2013, 04:03 PM   #161
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For a small tank I like these

Hydor Koralia Nano/Slim-Skim Internal Protein Skimmer
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Old 10-10-2013, 04:17 PM   #162
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does it need an air pump plugged into it?
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Old 10-10-2013, 04:35 PM   #163
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nope, those are garbage in my opinion. But these two work juts like a full size skimmer, no airstones.
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:06 PM   #164
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the mods are cracking down!! hahaha thank you its really starting to come together. tuesday i am ordering the hydor slim skim for up to 65 gallons and going to get some more frags. I'm having a hard time deciding between a yellow watchman goby or a starry blenny. what do you think? here is a FTS from today

don't mind the water being an inch low, i didn't have enough salt to do a water change lol. i finished off the instant ocean and will be switching to reef crystals on my next water change. i have 670 gph of flow in there with two powerheads, should i add more?
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:31 PM   #165
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I;d work with the flow you have and see how it goes. You may be just fine with the 670gph you have. You just want no dead spots is all.
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Old 10-14-2013, 01:16 AM   #166
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I would go with a starry blenny. They are an absolutely awesome fish.
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Old 10-14-2013, 02:54 PM   #167
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i have the 500 gph powerhead pointing up and diagonal across the tank, so the whole front has no dead spots. i also have the 170 pointed in the back of the tank, towards the bottom. i don't have any dead spots, so we will see how the coral likes the flow. if its not enough i will swap the 500 for a 750. Mebbid do you have a lid on your tank? i know watchmans need a lid but not sure about the starry blenny
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:44 PM   #168
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got a steal on a nephthea tree! its already starting to open up which is great because i know they are more sensitive than kenya trees and take longer to acclimate to their new surroundings.


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Old 10-18-2013, 01:11 PM   #169
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does anyone have any experience with instant ocean seaclone skimmers? there is a sale on pet mountain for the seaclone 100 for 77 dollars. would a skimmer rated for 100 gallons be too overkill?
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Old 10-18-2013, 02:50 PM   #170
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does anyone have any experience with instant ocean seaclone skimmers? there is a sale on pet mountain for the seaclone 100 for 77 dollars. would a skimmer rated for 100 gallons be too overkill?
When I first started in 07 I had one was one off the worst buy I ever made did not skim good at all so I would say no way on it but it maybe good to someone else so let's see what the others say.
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