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Old 06-19-2008, 12:09 AM   #1
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Berlin Skimmer

I bought a used 125 salt about a year or so ago. I didn't know much about saltwater at the time and set everything up like I thought it should be. Needless to say it wasn't right. Now I have moved so I had to take it down but my question is can someone give me some advice on my skimmer. I know it's a berlin and it says from 25 to 250 gallons. I had it hooked up but it never worked, I never got any skimmate the whole time it ran, like a year. The powerhead that I think was for it was bad when I go thte tank, so this may be my whole problem. Does anyone know exactly which pump or powerhead I need to be using and where to find one?? I am in the process of doing a major overhaul to the original system and will probably have tons of questions in the future so please bear with me!! Thanks in advance!!

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I'm not sure what pump comes with the Berlin skimmer, but IMO, that skimmer is OK for 75g at the most. I suggest you save up $200 and get an Octopus NW200. You will be more than happy with that skimmer. (I know I am.)

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Old 06-19-2008, 10:35 AM   #3
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Well thats not what I was hoping to hear but that seems to be the general consensus. I guess I will try to use this one till I get everything set up and running then get something different before I go with any types of corals.
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