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Old 01-14-2013, 09:47 PM   #1
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Amazing skimmer suggestions.

Alright guyzz i need soms suggestions. We are going to make a sump that is about 16" wide... Our stand can only handel something less then 27" tall.

So i just need some really great skinmer suggestions, like i said it must be less then 16" wide and 27" tall, also it cant be a bajillion dollars... Haha any help would be appreciated!
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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Bubble Magus BM-NAC3+ Protein Skimmer - Bulk Reef Supply


Dimensions: 6.8" x 4.3" x 17.5"

The foot print on the bubble magus was the reason I initially looked at it, and I am glad I did. For the price, it seems to be very high quality and produces good skimmate. The control to dial in the water level is not quite as nice as some other models, but still once dialed in it holds very well.

Since your tank is a 90 (I think?) you might consider going up to the next model, but I think the footprint is the same even on the next model up.
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SWC 160 Cone <--- Click

Recommended water depth 6-9".
20 5/8"" in height with a 9" X 7" footprint


'Nuff Said. Best Skimmer ever made, Hands down.

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SWC 160 Cone <--- Click

Recommended water depth 6-9".
20 5/8"" in height with a 9" X 7" footprint

'Nuff Said. Best Skimmer ever made, Hands down.

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Haha thanks for the suggestion! Its a bit pricey, but if i run into that money i will consider it more! Thanks!
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Bubble Magus BM-NAC3+ Protein Skimmer - Bulk Reef Supply

Dimensions: 6.8" x 4.3" x 17.5"

The foot print on the bubble magus was the reason I initially looked at it, and I am glad I did. For the price, it seems to be very high quality and produces good skimmate. The control to dial in the water level is not quite as nice as some other models, but still once dialed in it holds very well.

Since your tank is a 90 (I think?) you might consider going up to the next model, but I think the footprint is the same even on the next model up.
60 gallon! Thanks for the suggestion! Looks really nice and the dimensions are perfect!! We will definitly look into it! Also... Im a fan of the price
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Oh ok then it will work perfectly. It does great on my 57.
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Get it on group buy and I think it is 5% off. Plus win the SW POTM contest this month and you'll get another $10 off your next order
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Get it on group buy and I think it is 5% off. Plus win the SW POTM contest this month and you'll get another $10 off your next order
Ummm SO DOWN!! Thank you! Haha
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Haha thanks for the suggestion! Its a bit pricey, but if i run into that money i will consider it more! Thanks!
It's more pricy to buy a skimmer that sucks (not saying the other suggestion sucks, I've never owned or seen one of those), then have to spend even more money to buy a better one later, or even worse buy another once based on price alone and waste even more money, when you could save a bit longer and buy a good one to start with.

Like I said, I have no experience with the other skimmer suggested, I'm just saying from experience.. 9 times out of 10, when you buy one product over another based on price alone trying to save a buck, it's ends up costing you 3x more.

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It's more pricy to buy a skimmer that sucks (not saying the other suggestion sucks, I've never owned or seen one of those), then have to spend even more money to buy a better one later, or even worse buy another once based on price alone and waste even more money, when you could save a bit longer and buy a good one to start with.

Like I said, I have no experience with the other skimmer suggested, I'm just saying from experience.. 9 times out of 10, when you buy one product over another based on price alone trying to save a buck, it's ends up costing you 3x more.

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Well i appreciate the input! The thing is i already have a decent skimmer on my tank and im at around 5 trates, this second skimmer will be extra
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