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Old 03-21-2005, 05:08 PM   #1
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Skimmer for a newbie advice

Can anyone refer a skimmer for my future 45 gal. sw setup. I`m looking in the price rang of 90-150 or less if possible. I`m going to have about 80LBS of live rock... Suggestions

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Old 03-21-2005, 05:14 PM   #2
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aqua c remora.

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Old 03-21-2005, 06:50 PM   #3
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if not the remora, then a cpr bak-pak 2R, but I'd replace the Rio600 pump with a Maxi-jet 1200 at some point. Cpr's are a little cheaper than remora's, but still a good skimmer.

I'd avoid any SeaClone's or Prism skimmers. Oh and no Skilter's either
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