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Old 10-29-2012, 10:57 AM   #41
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If you do get a skimmer, the eshopps hang on back is the one I run on my 54g reef. I bought the psk100h, but I have a reef and the price difference was 10 bucks. You,could get away with the 75 model. Very easy to set up and the break in period was a few days. Try without, but if you need, it's a greats one for the price.

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Old 10-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #42
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If you do get a skimmer, the eshopps hang on back is the one I run on my 54g reef. I bought the psk100h, but I have a reef and the price difference was 10 bucks. You,could get away with the 75 model. Very easy to set up and the break in period was a few days. Try without, but if you need, it's a greats one for the price.

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Thank you, I was looking at that one as well. I saw it online and was going to order it if i needed to. I'm going to see how it does without the skimmer first, then if need be I will purchase it. with the protein being removed and all the gunk I would assume the water would be more clear? Stupid I know still a little bit of a newb
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Yes, it should clearer. The eshopps was a replacement for an old skimmer that was in sump. This one out performs it hands down. Just make sure to clean out the foam on the retun every few days as I had an ever flow last night...super fun!
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Old 11-04-2012, 06:07 PM   #44
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Sounds good thanks for the advice. I am waiting on my lights to come in... Bought them in eBay the other day didn't get any shipping information yet. Picked up some live Fiji rock had 2 Hawaii feather dusters on it already.

Picking up more live rock this weekend. Then the cycle process starts. Going to test the water after 24-48 hours when the rock is in and take it from there.
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What do the reviews say about this skimmer? I know the eshopps hong on back and in sump work very well. I just dumped a boat load of nasty junk from mine today.
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Couldn't find any reviews. I'm sure it'll be okay. Its cheap so I'm going to try it out bc I need a hob skimmer if I'm going to get one at all. Ill think about it.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:43 PM   #48
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Someone made a thread a while back asking if that skimmer was good. A member commented saying they bought that skimmer and it was a complete rip off and waste of their money. It's just a cheap piece of equipment that isn't efficient or great...you really get what you pay for in this hobby.
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Thanks for the input. Definitely something I'm going to think about. Its $45 with free shipping.
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I REALLY don't recommend you getting it. Basically, it's crap and it's very poor quality and doesn't function like it should. Telling you that you'd be wasting $50 that can go somewhere else. I bet making a skimmer out of water bottles and airstone (which is quite effective and cheap) would work better than that thing. If you want to go for it, then do, but it's really not worth trying.
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