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Old 09-30-2013, 11:15 PM   #1
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Can I use a protien skimmer in brakish water?

I'm planning on using my 55 g for a fiddler crab terrarium. I was wondering if I could use the protein skimmer in the water alongside a filter. I know protein skimmers don't work in freshwater, but would it work in brackish? Thanks!!
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And is it economically sound? Like, is the cost if running it really worth what it'll clean?
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From what I have found a skimmer would only work in higher end brackish water of 1.016 or higher, which is nearly marine water anyway.
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Oh, so really I can't? Or can fiddler crabs function at that salinity?
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