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Old 01-12-2011, 03:50 PM   #1
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I'm looking for a good Protein Skimmer under $100

Hi Group, I'm looking for a good Protein Skimmer under $100 for my 28 Gallon Bowfront. Any Recommendations???
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Old 01-12-2011, 04:03 PM   #2
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nope. there are no "good" protein skimmers under 100 bucks.
how about $119.95?
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nope. there are no "good" protein skimmers under 100 bucks.
how about $119.95?
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Old 01-12-2011, 05:26 PM   #4
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what about Skilter 400?? is this any good???
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Nope. Skilter isn't a real a skimmer.
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Old 01-13-2011, 02:27 AM   #6
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LOL Sorry, Doug is right. The terms "under $100" and "good skimmer" are not compatible. Don't skip on your skimmer man. It'll make or break your tank and possibly keep you in or get you out of the hobby.
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Old 01-13-2011, 03:10 AM   #7
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I beg to differ, you can get and eshopps psk-75 in sump skimmer for about $98. The hang behind will cost you a lil bit more in the price range of $130. I have a psk-100 on my 75 and it works just as good as my buddies coralife.
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Octopus is top of the line, and it's $20 more than "under $100"... go with that.
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I beg to differ, you can get and eshopps psk-75 in sump skimmer for about $98. The hang behind will cost you a lil bit more in the price range of $130. I have a psk-100 on my 75 and it works just as good as my buddies coralife.
Exactly as I said "you cannot get a GOOD skimmer for less then $100. Every suggestion you've gotten so far says "a little over a $100". Compare to a Coralife?? I thought we were talking about "Good" skimmers?? So how are you begging to differ when you're suggesting a $130 skimmer???? He asked for under a $100. Beg to differ when you suggest a GOOD hang on back skimmer for LESS than $100 like he asked for.
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With a tank that size I think you could "get away" with not using a protein skimmer. Regular (weekly?) PWCs would work.
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