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Old 03-14-2014, 12:20 AM   #1
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Thinking of upgrading. would this be a good skimmer along with a hob filter? Aquarium Protein Skimmer: AquaticLife Internal Mini Skimmer 115

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I recently bought and installed this skimmer on my 20g and it works amazingly well! I highly recommend this product, it is quiet, efficient, only took about 2 days to break in and start skimming out brown nasty bits, and is affordable. Only drawback I can think of, if you place it in your display tank instead of a sump, you will have microbubbles in your tank.

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Well, just saying that you don't need a skimmer for a 20. I don't run one on mine, and many others don't either.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:55 AM   #4
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If your interested in a skimmer reef octopus makes some good hob ones. But as macscale said there not required on a 20. I run a 20 with and one with out a skimmer, the maintenance routine is pretty much the same (if anything the one with the skimmer is a little more since I have to clean the skimmer occasionally)
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