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Old 06-27-2004, 02:45 AM   #1
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new 20 gallon long

do i need a protein skimmer on a 20 gallon long if i am going to have just inverts and maybe 1 fish and no corals?
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Old 06-27-2004, 03:24 AM   #2
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No, you can change the water frequently to remove doc. About 4-5 gallons every week or two of well mixed (24hrs) seawater would be good.
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I was amazed at the gunk that mine pulled out of the water. What other type of filtration do you have?
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i am using either a canister or a hang on with a bio wheel
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bgen cant begin to explain the benifits of a skimmer and once ya either buy one or make one your self ya will never want to go with out one !! even for a 20 gallon it helps alot !!
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