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Old 10-21-2005, 09:16 PM   #1
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Best Protein Skimmer?

I'm going to purchase one soon.
I want to know which is the best investment and why and what should i stay away from.
And if there arent any i listed please let me know.
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Old 10-21-2005, 09:32 PM   #2
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I love my AquaC I use the aquaC remora pro. It's very easy to install, runs quiet and is very efficient.

I also have two seaclones. They are ok but can't compare to the aquaC.
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Old 10-22-2005, 01:06 AM   #3
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Fluff.. How many gallons does the system you have the aquaC skimmer installed on have? Im unsure of its capasity thats all..

others Ive heard good things about are the needle wheel based skimmers..
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Euro reef
and ASM

actually the advice Ive read most says to get the biggest ASM you can afford that will fit in your sump.. LOL
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Old 10-22-2005, 01:09 AM   #4
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AquaC's are great skimmers! No venturi's, airstones, etc. and great performance.
www.proteinskimmer.com
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Old 10-22-2005, 01:31 AM   #5
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I was looking at the AquaC also.
The design seems simple to use and its a overall better looking unit.

anyone else?
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Old 10-22-2005, 03:25 AM   #6
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well ace.. I dont know if you know who Anthony is.. but after reading alot about skimmers I ran across his recomendations for skimmers.. after he went through discussing how to implement skimmers for better production of skimmulate he posted this..

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Originally Posted by Anthony Calfo on reefcentral's expert forums
FWIW... the best skimmers I've even used (total skimmate volume/quality) were those DIY Nilsen style skimmers. But admittedly, they are large, ugly, noisy and more (daily) work to keep going.

Nowadays... I am quite content with an ASM, Euro-Reef, or Aqua C skimmer. There are plenty of other great skimmers out there. I just figured I'd save somebody the keystrokes to type what brands I thought were good values
So it seems to me you have gotten pretty good recomendations so far.. :P
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Sweet!
Aqua C it is.
thanks guys.
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Good choice Ace.


greenmagi,
I use the pro version and I have it on a 55g.
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I did not see excalibur on your poll. That`s what I have and I love it. But opinions are like armpits we have two of them and they both stink. Have a good day
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