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sweat044
12-10-2013, 11:01 AM
What skimmer would you guys recommend? This is a frag tank that could become a shallow reef tank. I don't run skimmers, so I have no idea what would be a good one.

Levi
12-10-2013, 11:44 AM
Something small. If its a frag tank I'm assuming you will have a lite bio load

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sweat044
12-10-2013, 12:23 PM
I have no clue about protein skimmers. I have never run one before. I am a rebel!

Joe
12-10-2013, 01:19 PM
I posted in your sump thread about a skimmer.

greaseballpaul
12-10-2013, 01:57 PM
I have a beat up coralife super skimmer I used on my 75 originally. Cup is cracked and missing a chip (hidden by lid). Pretty sure the pump still works. I pulled it out earlier when I was digging out my test kits for k's science project. I'll test it and let you know if it works. It will at least get you by for now if you seal the crack with pooper glue or silicone.

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greaseballpaul
12-10-2013, 03:09 PM
Yeah it still works. It's been modified to accept 1" PVC on the outlet. Pump has been modified to take air in before the impeller and I eliminated the flow limitation valve at the outlet of the pump. I'm letting it run now just for fun.

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sweat044
12-13-2013, 11:53 AM
closed