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Old 01-03-2016, 02:30 PM   #1
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Protein skimmers?

Are protein skimmers a necessity for a 55 gallon reef tank?
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any thing over 30 g reef I would recommend one unless you plan on big water-changes every week
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Eshopps makes a nice and cheaper in sump skimmer. The psk-75 I believe is what it is called. I have it on my 55 reef. Great skimmer.


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As long as you do a 40% water change each week you won't need it.
It's that simple.


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