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Old 05-29-2007, 03:39 AM   #1
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PROTEIN SKIMMER? Uber NOOB Q

I don't much of how Protein skimmers work but all I know is that it takes out poop using bubbles... if i buy this am i gonna buy like cartridges & stuff?.. or do i just wash somethig out and put it back on again... thanks in advance
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Old 05-29-2007, 03:50 AM   #2
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You have to empty and clean the collection cup often.
Here is a tip for you, do not buy a seaclone skimmer.
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Old 05-29-2007, 04:11 AM   #3
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You have to empty and clean the collection cup often.
Here is a tip for you, do not buy a seaclone skimmer.
thanks for comment... but does that mean seaclone skimmers require it?
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Old 05-29-2007, 04:24 AM   #4
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The skimmer will have a collection cup, this is where the waste goes.
What I meant was the brand "SEACLONE". I have this skimmer and I would not recommend it.
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oh ok thanks... i think i might get a jebo
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Yes all you`ll have to do is empty the collection cup and clean the skimmer monthly. I use an excalibur brand skimmer.
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I've read mixed reviews on Jebo.
Even at my LFS they said Jebo wasnt all that great. Kinda a hit or miss, it either worked really well or didnt work for diddly squat.

Oddysea is Jebo reborn, renamed, or the brother breaking off from Jebo, which ever it is I've been hearing good things about there NEW equipment. Being solid and compariable to some of the big players out there. I seams they learned that you make more by makeing good stuff vs cheap products.

I've just ordered all my goodies and most of it is oddysea.
I'll post under Equipment more about it once I have everything and have it up and running
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Here's an article with the basics: http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2002-0...ture/index.php and here's a thread that would also bode well to read http://forum.marinedepot.com/Topic52...rotein+skimmer
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Here's an article with the basics: http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2002-0...ture/index.php and here's a thread that would also bode well to read http://forum.marinedepot.com/Topic52...rotein+skimmer
thanks, just what i've been looking for!.... so i guess i shouldn't get jebo... I'll try to find a different one.... i might get a used one on craigslist
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Here's an article with the basics: http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2002-0...ture/index.php and here's a thread that would also bode well to read http://forum.marinedepot.com/Topic52...rotein+skimmer
thanks, just what i've been looking for!.... so i guess i shouldn't get jebo... I'll try to find a different one.... i might get a used one on craigslist
Yeah dont get a JEBO. I made the mistake and bought one and it made a mess of water all over my floor. Bad skimmer good PH.
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