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Old 01-23-2009, 11:04 AM   #1
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No Sump + protein skimmer = ??

Hello I was wondering can you run a protein skimmer with out a sump?

I am not running a sump due to room and the wife not liking the idea of plumping so I am running a standard canister filter and would like to run a protein skimmer but I only seem to find "in sump" ones.

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Look up HOB skimmers.


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yep theres plenty of hang on back skimmers. many folks reccomend the aqua c remora skimmer.
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I agree. HOB skimmers are out there.
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Old 01-23-2009, 04:21 PM   #5
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I bought the AquaC Remora Pro for my 45gal tank. I then decided to go with a 10gal Sump. Now the Remora is in my Sump and working perfectly.
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