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Old 02-05-2006, 04:00 PM   #1
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which is best to buy

I have a 55 gal Tank, Doing a reef tank no corals till later.
I have a Skimmer Question.
Which setup should i use A

1. bakp-pak 2r shimmer + fliter and pre skimmer

2 AquaC Remora w/ MJ 1200 Protein Skimmer with a Aqua-tech 30-60 power filter (came With tank)

I will be adding 60lbs base rock (hirocks.com) and 20lbs of live rock Lfs.
I will have a 2-3'' sand bottom.
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Old 02-05-2006, 10:18 PM   #3
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Anbody else has a opinion.
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Old 02-06-2006, 01:41 PM   #4
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Any other choices for under $200.00
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I like the aquamedic turbofloater multi.
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I like the aquamedic turbofloater multi.
Which one and what size tank do you use it on? Prices range from $130-$500.
Seems like a nicely designed skimmer but I’m always frustrated by claims of “good for tanks 30-250 gal”. Seems like quite a range but manufactures usually do over estimate. At least it uses needle wheel technology which seems do better then the venturi style.
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I have a Coralife Super Skimmer 125 on my 75. Works great and a nice price.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113771
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I believe it is the multi 1000. I have two in operation, one on my 110 gal eel tank and the other on my 175 bow reef.
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Whats the difference between the aquamedic turbofloater multi and regular.
Is ti just the pump.
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Thanks Hara. Is this claim “Two outflow boxes direct water back to the aquarium or sump, while eliminating any leftover bubbles.” on www.drsfostersmith.com pretty accurate? (at least after break in) I was given the cheaper Coralife Super skimmer for X-mas and while I’m happy with it I’m always on the lookout for a better one that won’t break the bank

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