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Old 12-07-2004, 06:54 PM   #1
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Testing and skimmer question

is there a complete water testing kit out there to start with ? I have a 75 gallon tank. setting it up soon. a friend has a almost new skimmer but it was for a bigger tank. can you have to much of a skimmer ? thanks for the help

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Old 12-07-2004, 07:09 PM   #2
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salifert is a good reliable test kit out there, but the complete version is quit a bit of money, i would suggest the essentials for now because you are just starting.....the skimmer will be fine, do you know what brand??

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Old 12-07-2004, 07:31 PM   #3
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You can get the Seachem Multitest: Marine Basic for about $25.00
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Old 12-08-2004, 10:59 AM   #4
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yeah, the seachem marine basic is a good starter kit.
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Old 12-09-2004, 08:50 PM   #5
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Re: Testing and skimmer question

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can you have to much of a skimmer ? thanks for the help
It is possible to overskim but many skimmers are overrated when it comes to how many gallons they are good for.
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