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Old 01-30-2013, 12:45 AM   #1
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opinion on eBay skimmer

i have been researching skimmers and i think i have settled on the bubble magus curve 5 skimmer. this item here:

https://www.goreef.com/Bubble-Magus-...mmer-140G.html

seems like an excellent product and was recommended by a few members on here. but as per always i was trying to find it for as cheap as possible. and turned to eBay. no go for a good price but in my searching i was coming across the no name eBay skimmers. i am curious if anyone has ever attempted to use one of these. here is the item i was looking at

150 Gal Aquarium Protein Skimmer w 530GPH Pump Filter Powerhead Tank Salt Water | eBay

the price has me almost wanting to order it just to try it. but i dont really want to waste money if people here know in advance they are crap. so i was looking for some opinions on the eBay skimmer to see what others are saying.

thanks in advance
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:35 PM   #2
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With skimmers it seems like you usually get what you pay for. I have a Bubble Magus and have been very happy with it. It is a good balance of price and quality.
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I bought the sca 302 skimmer off eBay it's a knock off cone skimmer and I love it. It's great it has the same pump as the more expensive skimmers, it's overrated tank size wise, but it's a good cone skimmer for the money.



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