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Old 02-09-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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Do i need a filter if i have a protein skimmer

And what about those protien skimmers that come with skimmers

I don't have any filter running right now is my system in danger?
Getting a skimmer soon
Lfs told me I don't need a filter?
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:51 PM   #2
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No you wont need a filter if your getting a ps,just get one rated 1 1/2 x size of tank,but a filter sock may be handy.
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:14 PM   #3
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i would put a filter. you're spending all the money on fish why skimp out. more filtration will never kill the fish it will only help them live longer

as i said before i have two filters, a marineland emperor 280 with biowheel and nitrogeon in a media cartrage and an aqueon 30 with bio stones in it. i also have a protien skimmer, my water perameters are always low and my fish are always happy.
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