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Old 10-15-2007, 05:25 PM   #1
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I want to know everyones tank size & protein skimmer cho

All the reveiws seem negative on about every protein skimmer I have looked at online. I am battling with the decision on what to purchase for my 46gallon tank. So I thought I would ask the forum. What size tank do you have and what protein skimmer do you use???????????/ I know about every newby on this forum seems to wonder about this question of what skimmer should I buy.

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Old 10-15-2007, 06:26 PM   #2
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Having the same question for my 125

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Old 10-15-2007, 08:40 PM   #3
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I have a 125 gallon tank with a 40 gallon refuge and I use a excalibur skimmer.


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Old 10-15-2007, 09:44 PM   #4
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I have a 29gall with a coralife supper skimmer 125... I dont reccomend it
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Old 10-15-2007, 11:29 PM   #5
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I have a Pro Clear Aquatics 150 sump that came with an integrated skimmer...works great.
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Old 10-16-2007, 02:10 AM   #6
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I've got a 46g bowfront. No sump. Have a Remora Pro hang-on-back with the Mag3 pump upgrade. While there are some picky things I have about it, I'd buy it again in a heartbeat.
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Old 10-16-2007, 07:26 AM   #7
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10 gallon and 2.5 gallon . No skimmer , weekly 20% h20 changes.
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45 Gallon with the Aqua-C Remora skimmer. I love it.

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Old 10-17-2007, 05:49 PM   #10
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I have an acrylic 210 gallon tank, with a 50 gallon sump. I run a Euro-Reef Skimmer (custom built for prior owner). EXTREMELY pleased with the Euro-Reef series. If this one goes down, I will definitely get another one!

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