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Old 11-06-2013, 09:33 AM   #1
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1 pump for both skimmer and phosban 150?

i have a Seaclone skimmer 100 (i know it's not the best) and i'm thinking about adding a phosban 150 to reduce the phosphate in the tank. i wonder if i can get a pump that's good enough for both the skimmer and the reactor. is this do-able? what's a good spec on the pump that i can get? btw, the pump for the skimmer is a maxi-jet 1200. can someone lend me a hand in this subject matter?

also, instead of purchasing the bio pellets, can i just use purigen that i already have as the phosban media?

ps: i don't have a sump and everything needs to be in-tank or hang on the back, hence the need to reduce the amount of cluster in the tank with only one pump

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Old 12-12-2013, 10:35 PM   #2
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Sorry don't know if you can only use one pump but I just got a phosban 150 from www.drfostersmith.com for great price with pump.

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Old 12-13-2013, 09:25 PM   #3
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I'm trying to think of the skimmer you are talking about ,
I have a old one sitting in my closet . 3
Sections that stack on top of each other .
I ran it off of a 802 power head .
Between the pump and skimmer body was a Venturi valve .
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pump, skimmer

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