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Old 08-12-2004, 11:11 PM   #1
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Skilter 250

I need to get a protein skimmer but I don't want to spend over $100 for one. I saw this one on ebay called the Skilter 250. I'm new to this hobby so your advice/opinion means a lot to me. I don't want to buy something that will not work with my system. I am planning on starting a reef in a few months.

http://aquatin.com/product_info.php/products_id/100

It's on ebay at this link:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...317350449&rd=1

If any of you guys have a used protein skimmer you want to get rid of, i'll take it off your hands for free (i'll pay shipping).

Also, if any of you know of a protein skimmer that you have used and is close to the same price range, post a link here or send a PM my way.
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Old 08-12-2004, 11:46 PM   #2
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Don't bother giving me a review, I did a little research myself, I couldn't find one single good review.
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Old 08-30-2004, 02:08 PM   #3
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' just a thought: I have purchased 3 CPR BackPacks on eBay for a bit over $100 and I have had good luck with them -- jd
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Old 08-30-2004, 02:11 PM   #4
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Do not skimp on the skimmer. Even if you have to go with out for a few weeks. This is the most important piece of equipment you will buy. If you comprimise you will more than likely end up respending more money later on a good skimmer.

The CPR Bak Paks are good and the Aqua C Remoras are better. These are the only Hangons i recomend.
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Old 08-30-2004, 04:39 PM   #5
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Yeah I got a protein skimmer but it didnt come with a pump so I ordered a pump but it seems to have gotten lost in the mail or something because the tracking number reveals that it has been shipped out of our local USPS.

I need to get an overflow box now.
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