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Old 01-11-2012, 02:39 AM   #1
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I am designing a new system, a 29 gallon with a 10 gallon sump and need to find a skimmer that would work well. One with a small footprint that only needs like 6-8 inches of water level I assume? Any help would be great!
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:27 AM   #2
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Hmm, my first thought is that you can most likely get away without a skimmer on such a small tank. BUT if you still want one here are some that might work

Hydor Slim Skim Protein Skimmer - AquaCave

Tunze DOC 9002 Nano Protein Skimmer by Tunze - AquaCave
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Have you thought of a hang on the back for it? Do you have enough space to be able to work on it comfortably under the stand? That way you won't have to worry about it taking up space in your sump.
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Shameless plug lol ... but I have a barely used AquaC Remora for sale & I'm including the Pre Skimmer box with it that you can set at any level you need. Very good for that size system.

PM me if you are interested so we can work something out.
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Well, I want one that goes in the sump NOT a hob or anything that goes onto the DT. Any more ideas?
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:17 AM   #6
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The two I listed could go in your sump.
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Hmm, my first thought is that you can most likely get away without a skimmer on such a small tank. BUT if you still want one here are some that might work

Hydor Slim Skim Protein Skimmer - AquaCave

Tunze DOC 9002 Nano Protein Skimmer by Tunze - AquaCave
I see the tunze has a minimum water level of 7 inches, what about the other?
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Here is another type, more of a regular skimmer.

Small footprint too.

Bubble Magus BM-NAC3.5 Protein Skimmer - English
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Here is another type, more of a regular skimmer.

Small footprint too.

Bubble Magus BM-NAC3.5 Protein Skimmer - English
Yea but 8-10 inch water level. A 10 gallon is only 11 inches tall. So a better water level would be 6-7 inches right?
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