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Old 01-05-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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protein skimmer advice

I have everything for my tank but the protein skimmer.

Its a 120 gallon reef tank in the making without a sump.

Any advice on a HOB skimmer would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:58 PM   #2
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Well, i run a seaclone 100 on my 36 gal. It was hob until i got my sump up and running. It isnt anything special, it works.
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I would go with this-
Super Reef Octopus LX 2000S Hang-on-Back Protein Skimmer - AquaCave
Or this-
Super Reef Octopus XP 1000S CONE Hang-on-Back Protein Skimmer - AquaCave
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I was actually looking at the first one thank you so much for your advice!! Which one would you choose???
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actually now that I look at it this is the one I was looking at it got great reviews
Reef Octopus Hang-on-the-Back 2000 OCT-BH2000 - English

thoughts??
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I like the ones i posted better. The pumps are better. The pump is what makes the skimmer. How much air and water is mixed is the main factor.
Of those two, i'd probably go with the first one (LX 2000s).
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