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Old 08-29-2013, 07:07 PM   #1
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AquaticLife 115 Skimmer Goods/Bads...?

so does anyone have any pros/cons on this skimmer? im looking to get one for my reef build but im unsure on it, ive read good and bad reveiws but mostly good, and also mods on it, anyone on here have $0.02 on it? thanks guys!

here it is --> Aquarium Protein Skimmer: AquaticLife Internal Mini Skimmer 115
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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anyone..?
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:19 PM   #3
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I'd personally go with a reef octopus, ya it might cost a little more but you'll get so more out of it. Skimming is one area you can't be cheap in. What size tank?
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36g bow front, lightly stocked 4-5 small fish max, cuc, future reef.
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:08 PM   #5
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CoralVue Reef Octopus BH50 HOB Protein Skimmer http://amzn.com/B00AJQCJKY

Check this out. Not sure if your going to have a sump but this is a hob skimmer.
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CoralVue Reef Octopus BH50 HOB Protein Skimmer http://amzn.com/B00AJQCJKY

Check this out. Not sure if your going to have a sump but this is a hob skimmer.
I definitely do not want a sump.
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:23 PM   #7
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I'm using the aquaticlife skimmer on my 29g biocube. It can pull alot of gunk but it is a pain to dial in. But other than that I would buy another. lol In fact, this is my second one as the first one I got was used and only lasted me 2 years.

Theres not many small skimmer options for small tanks unfortunately. Other options that are more money include the hydor slim skim or a tunze9002 (i think thats the smaller one).
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Then that would be perfect for you since it's a hang on back skimmer
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I'm using the aquaticlife skimmer on my 29g biocube. It can pull alot of gunk but it is a pain to dial in. But other than that I would buy another. lol In fact, this is my second one as the first one I got was used and only lasted me 2 years.

Theres not many small skimmer options for small tanks unfortunately. Other options that are more money include the hydor slim skim or a tunze9002 (i think thats the smaller one).
Agreed took me a min to look for a skimmer that would work for your size tank
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I'm using the aquaticlife skimmer on my 29g biocube. It can pull alot of gunk but it is a pain to dial in. But other than that I would buy another. lol In fact, this is my second one as the first one I got was used and only lasted me 2 years.

Theres not many small skimmer options for small tanks unfortunately. Other options that are more money include the hydor slim skim or a tunze9002 (i think thats the smaller one).
I was actually considering the slim skim nano is a great price and built very well.
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