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Old 10-18-2007, 09:03 AM   #11
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75 with a CSS 125. This skimmer works OK, but to keep it running efficiently I clean the neck every week and the pump every month. When clean, the cup is pretty much always full of dark green bubbly funkyness. I get a drastic reduction in skimmate if I don't keep it clean, especially the neck. I wouldn't recommend this skimmer just because for the price you can get something way better.
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Old 10-18-2007, 09:19 AM   #12
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Thought we already decided on the Aqua C EV for you.

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Old 10-20-2007, 08:39 AM   #13
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I think I want to go with a refugium or sump that has an included protein skimmer.And I was thinking about the Maxi Jet wavemaker system. With a Fluval Canister Filter and I believe I will have a complete setup. I kind of want something that won't take up too much space. I still have not made up my mind on a refugium/skimmer for my 46gallon? I need to just go with my gut and pick one having a hard time
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Old 10-22-2007, 03:29 AM   #14
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125 gal that has been running a coralife for about a year and a half. Stopped working on me last week and my Aqua C EV just arrived in the mail! Can't wait to get it up and running! Don't think I would buy coralife again...
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Old 10-22-2007, 01:09 PM   #15
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I found this refugium that has built in protein skimmer for 129.99 which is way cheaper than about any protein skimmer I have found. It even has power compact lighting. Why does this deal seem to good to be true??

http://protein-skimmer.com/shopping....itemdetail.asp
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Old 10-22-2007, 01:20 PM   #16
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29gal BioCube with Saphier Aquatics Custom Protien Skimmer. Seems to be working well so far.
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Ok I am pretty sure I want to go with the Aqua medic Turboflotor 1000 multi (250.00) It is rated for 120gallon-250 gallon tank I am wondering if this may be overkill for my small 46gallon tank?? I was debating that or the Aqua C Remora Pro with mag3 upgrade(229.00) It is a little cheaper. Or even the PCI (octopus) RPS-1000 Skimmer its only 209.99
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The Turboflotor is meant to be used with a sump (or at least with an overflow/return to your main) while the Remora is a hang-on-back unit. You just have to decide how you want to mount/install the unit.
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The turbofloater "multi", as opposed to the regular turbofloater, can be used as a HOB.
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I use the TurboFloter 1000 on my 180 with a 100 gallon sump, really about 250 gallon water capacity an get real good skimate. Good proten skimmer!
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