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Old 06-09-2014, 04:43 PM   #1
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Skimmers vs filters

Question. What is better hang on carbon filter or a hang on skimmer? Most recent reviews I've been getting say skimmers are the way to go.

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Old 06-09-2014, 05:43 PM   #2
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Freshwater or saltwater? A skimmer has no place in a fw tank. For sw a skimmer is much better than just a hob filter
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Yea it's saltwater... Any suggestions? Also is it better to get a skimmer made for a larger tank? I have a 55 gallon was thinking of getting one for 100 gallon
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You want a skimmer rated about 2x your system volume. I'd go with a reef octopus hob skimmer for your tank
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Good deal I was actually planning on getting that exact model...
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