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Old 03-28-2011, 06:29 PM   #1
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HOB skimmer

I'm about to buy a HOB protein skimmer for my 30g reef tank and been researching for a while.
So far I think I'm gonna go with the Reef Octopus BH 100SS.
Here are the specs I found online:
Pump (included): Resun King 225F, 19W, 225GPH
And a picture I found

Anybody having any experience with it?
Is there one out there that is better but affordable?
I'm grateful for any recommendation or stories you can share THX
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Old 03-28-2011, 06:31 PM   #2
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I can say I looked at that one before my buying the expensive remora. I went mostly on reviews though. I'm sure someone here uses it.
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I can say I looked at that one before my buying the expensive remora. I went mostly on reviews though. I'm sure someone here uses it.
I found an Aqua C Remora for $80 on craigslist... That's why I'm kind of wondering which is better LOL
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Wish I only paid $80....i paid almost $200 for that and the skimmer box. :-((
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Well, I went and got the Remora bc off the price
It's hooked up and running and of course I'm getting up all night to check if there is anything in the collection chamber LOL
Love new gadgets, I'm weird like that

one thing: IT'S LOUD!!! is there any way to quiet it down a bit? It's in our living room and I would love for it to be somewhat quieter LOL
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one thing: IT'S LOUD!!! is there any way to quiet it down a bit? It's in our living room and I would love for it to be somewhat quieter LOL
Aqua-C Remora or Remora Pro - How to make it quieter!
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Awesome, thx for the link! Guess I'll be McGyver-ing soon
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