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Old 05-25-2015, 12:19 PM   #1
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Potentially silly question.

I was given a bunch of equipment for my tank, and among the gifts was a SeaClone protein skimmer. However, it is a "biggie" - the one intended for a 150gal tank.

My tank is only 36 gallons - is it possible to "over skim" my tank, or is this safe for me to add?


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I wouldn't use it. Sea clone skimmers in general are junk. I never got it to skim right, let alone one so oversized that might require being deep in water that you might not be able to do.


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This one hangs off the tank, so depth isn't an issue, but it is disappointing to hear they are crappy :/


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Yes you can over skim. You can remove all your trace elements with a skimmer that is extremely oversized


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sea clone skimmers are in no way a decent skimmer I had one for a long time always doing mods to it just to get it to work , more of a head ach than you really want
if you want a skimmer that is reliable this is not it
I still have one but I'm using it just for water movement in the feeder tank I set back up
as it isn't good for anything else
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