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Old 05-02-2006, 07:15 PM   #1
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I want to make an update to my filtration (currently a penguin303 biowheel removed and a bak pak rr). I want to get rid of the penguin. my decision is between getting an XP2 or just adding a few power heads. I also have about 25lbs of lr, if you were wondering.
Tank is 20 gallons by the way.
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Old 05-02-2006, 08:27 PM   #2
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Increase the LR to 30-40 lbs and a small skimmer. The best filtration available.
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Old 05-02-2006, 08:33 PM   #3
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what is the benefits of getting a smaller skimmer. kind of weird because i was told by the forum to get that skimmer as it would be the best for my tank. and now get rid lol. just nuts
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Old 05-02-2006, 08:37 PM   #4
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I have the Bak Pak 2 on my 30g and it works like a charm. I had a HOB filter as well as the HOB skimmer but i found it was not needed.
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Old 05-02-2006, 09:50 PM   #5
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Who told you to get rid of the skimmer? My original post was "Increase the LR to 30-40 lbs and add a small skimmer." The "add" was a typo and I removed it but by no means remove the skimmer.
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Old 05-03-2006, 01:43 PM   #6
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okay got it. when i was reading it i was like what? get a smaller skimmer and toss the bak pak well things do change alot in this little hobby and i thought small skimmers were in or something. sorry about that
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i thought small skimmers were in or something. sorry about that
Bigger the better. Mine is oversized
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You can never go wrong with a skimmer
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I agree, for the price of an xp2 you could add some more rock and have a better system.
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