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Old 01-17-2012, 12:58 AM   #1
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Does anyone has experience with the Coralife Skimmers? Are they Good Skimmers?
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Save your money. They are not good skimmers. Look into an Octopus skimmer.
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I have one and it is sitting in my junk pile. I think my tank does better without it since it wasn't doing anything anyway from what I could see.
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@ccCapt what Reef octopus model do you recomend me? I have a 55gal tank but im looking to upgrade to a 125 in the near future... Thanks
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@ccCapt what Reef octopus model do you recomend me? I have a 55gal tank but im looking to upgrade to a 125 in the near future... Thanks
I have a 125g & 40g sump. I'm using the reef octopus extreme XS 200. Works wonders and pulls out some nasty stuff. It goes idle often so i know it can handle the bioload.

But if you have the money, and space, i'd say go as big as you can.
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@ccCapt what Reef octopus model do you recomend me? I have a 55gal tank but im looking to upgrade to a 125 in the near future... Thanks
1st choice - DIABLO 2500 Reef Octopus Cone Protein Skimmer by CoralVue - AquaCave
2nd choice - Reef Octopus NWB 200 Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer* - AquaCave
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