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Old 10-30-2004, 02:26 PM   #1
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need help choosing a skimmer

can any1 give any recommendations? im not sure wich types are good & wich are bad and which do what...please help THANKS
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Old 10-30-2004, 03:04 PM   #2
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I use 2 reef devil skimmers by ETSS and they work great on my 125 reef and 55 fowlr. superskimmer.com
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seaclone are good if you follow directions
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Old 10-30-2004, 11:28 PM   #4
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The Remora C and CPR Bakpak are the best all around HOB's. Pretty much set it and forget it.
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I see on your profile that you are considering a 55 gal SW tank. If that is still the plan, here are my recommendations for a skimmer. If you want an HOB skimmer, the Aqua C Remora is the only one I would even consider. Make sure you get it with the Maxi Jet 1200 pump. If you are going to have a sump and want an in sump skimmer, I would look at either Euroreef or ASM...one of the smaller models. Aqua C makes an in sump model of the Remora (Urchin), but I would prefer the Euroreef/ASM for in sump use. JMHO.
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Old 10-31-2004, 02:10 AM   #6
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For a hangon definately the AquaC Remora or the Remora pro. The 55 is kind of pushing the limits of the standard remora but it will work. For an in sump i like the Euroreefs and the AquaC skimmers. There are cheaper versions but the build quality and materials of the Euroreefs and the AquaC are worth the extra money.
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Can you build stuff. You can diy a skimmer pretty cheap
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I'm using an Urchin w/MaxiJet 1200 in sump on a 55gal "going to be reef". Works well. Basicly only one adjustment to make (collection cup height), so almost set it and forget it. Pulls out a lot of gunk with my rather low bio load
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