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Old 07-29-2014, 06:15 PM   #1
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Protein Skimmer

I want to start a saltwater tank. I have already gotten a heater, filter and a 40 breeder tank. My question is if I just want a pair of clowns, a bicolor dottyback, and a yellow watchman goby do I need a skimmer. Thanks


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Old 07-29-2014, 06:16 PM   #2
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And I am about to buy powerheads.


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It is always best to have one as it will really help with maintenance.
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But can I add that after it gets up and running or should I wait and use one from the start



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You can wait. Just keep an eye on your nitrates.
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:51 PM   #7
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You can wait. Just keep an eye on your nitrates.

If i do go skimmerless for a while would one aquaclear 50 be enough filtration? Thanks.


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