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Old 02-27-2010, 01:15 AM   #1
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Im looking at getting a pretty good protein skimmer for now and my upgrade this summer. I can currently get a used Euro reef rs-135 Skimmer for 170. Its off of Craigslist and just wonder what yall thought of the brand. It seems that everywere i look its been discontinued. is this a preformance issue? patent issue?

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Old 02-27-2010, 04:27 AM   #2
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Im looking at getting a pretty good protein skimmer for now and my upgrade this summer. I can currently get a used Euro reef rs-135 Skimmer for 170. Its off of Craigslist and just wonder what yall thought of the brand. It seems that everywere i look its been discontinued. is this a preformance issue? patent issue?

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Thats a good question... why has it been discontinued? This skimmer worked pretty good for my 75-gallon. Reef Octopus NWB 150 Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - AquaCave
What size tank are you upgrading to?
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It's probably been discontinued because it's so over priced compared to an Ocotpus...which is cheaper and better.
The skimmer ryshark linked to is a good skimmer.
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But the Euro Reef is a good skimmer. If you can get it at a very good price and know that it's working it would be worth it. Otherwise go for the Octo.
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But the Euro Reef is a good skimmer.
I agree. But instead of paying $170 for the used 1 on CL, I would get the new Octo.
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I missed the price in the original post. I've only had cataract surgery on 1 eye so far <G>.
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alright thanks for the input guys. il look into getting the octo this weekend
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