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Old 01-22-2013, 06:33 PM   #1
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Protein skimmer

So this guy is selling a RedSea Berlin Protein Skimmer with a mag drive 7 pump on it and i was wondering if thats a good skimmer for my 110?
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That skimmer is rated for an 80 gallon reef tank, by the manufacturer. Those ratings are generally tilted in the manufacturers favor also. I would look to something more potent, if it was my tank.
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:59 PM   #3
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Are the euro reef rs 100 good skimmers?
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:01 PM   #4
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Or would the euro reef cs250 be better or is euro reef not good?
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Very good quality, but you are in the same boat, as that skimmer is rated for an 80 gallon tank also.
What are you looking to spend?
*edit, the cs250 is a good skimmer for your tank, if you have access to one.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:05 PM   #6
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Yes i am able to purchuse the cs250 just want to make sure its a good skimmer and not a bad piece of turd thats not gunna do its job
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They were among the best skimmers out there around 10 years ago. Very well constructed. Now there are many that are as efficient, or even more efficient, for less money.
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As in what? What are good skimmers? That one i can get for 295. Are there any that are as good or better for that price?
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New? That sounds awful cheap. Octopus skimmers are pretty good, though I would probably spend more than 300 on one for a 110 gallon tank with a sump attached.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:25 PM   #10
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I need a skimmer that will fit in a 12 x12 and that will do great, any suggetions?
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