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Old 01-13-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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Counter current skimmers

Are they completely worthless?? I'm looking for a protein skimmer to go on a 29 gal reef and don't want to spend lots of $$ on one.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:28 PM   #2
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I have a cheap seaclone 100 on my 36 gal. This week it has skimmed half a cup of crap out of my water. It is all liquid skim so it could be doing a better job at skimming...but either way, before I had it up and running my water looked pristine. You just can't see all the garbage that is in your water.
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If weekly water changes are done and you dont overfeed or overstock you should be fine without a skimmer. I dont run one on my biocube and its been fine. The small cheap ones seem to be just that, cheap.
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