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Old 07-08-2005, 03:09 PM   #1
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Best Protein Skimmer?

Hello everyone. I am new to the forum. So far it seems very informative. I am looking to upgrade to a better skimmer. One of my local shops is pushing the Euro Reef line of skimmers. My tank is fish only (for now). Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated!
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The one that fits your situation and works for you is the best choice.

..oh, and fits your budget.

Don't spend more than $200 when you could get a used kickass one for $50.

Euro-reef -- from the looks of them -- look effective enough. Lots of tweakability. Might be a hassle but looks like it'll do the job right. I'm still waiting for someone to design one with a cup that has a banana bolt on top to keep the skimmate and airpressure from popping the lid off the collection cup... open skimmate cup = stinky house.

One suggestion and I'm sure everyone can agree with me on this -- don't buy the regular Red Sea Prism skimmer. All issues with all skimmers shine crappiest with this skimmer.
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From what I read the past months, Euro Reef and ASM are the tops.

Forget the lfs - go ebay, or local rag and buy used.
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Thanks for the advice.
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