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Old 01-26-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Protein skimmer?

I am starting just a 10g FOWLR I've heard that a protein skimmer isn't a absolutely needed but I don't know for sure if it is or if it isn't does anyone know?
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For fish only it's not so much a must but is recommended so I'm told
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:36 PM   #3
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For a nano you don't need one. Just keep up on your partial water changes, and don't over stock.
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for a tank that small its not needed as long as your keeping up with normal PWCs and maintenance (which regardless you should be doing!)

i have a 14g half reef (because i dont have many corals) and i dont have a skimmer, i do 30% PWC every 2-3 weeks
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For a nano you don't need one. Just keep up on your partial water changes, and don't over stock.

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Ok thanks that will save me a little money
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Old 01-27-2011, 09:28 AM   #7
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definitely, put that money into a nice lighting fixture or some nice coral!
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