What is a protien skimmer, and what types are commonly used?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Lighting, Hardware, Aquarium Filtration' started by skinz78, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Noel wilson

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    I have a 125 pretty heavy loaded with corals and fish. Should I run my skimmer 24 7?
     
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    luke33 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Yes, it will pull out doc's and keep your orp up.
     
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    75 gallon sump and a 75-gallon main tank what would you suggest would be a good protein skimmer for that size
     
  4. Noel wilson

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    Wow, that's a huge sump . Mine is 45 gallon Eshoppes. With a eshoppes skimmer on a 185 gallon mixed reef. And my skimmer is a smaller one, rated for a 150 gallon.
     
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    Skimmer and sump

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  6. nanomania

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    Looking for reef octopuc classic 90 hob in india. Cannot find a good source. Please help if any reef octo manufacturer in here.
     
  7. jason2459

    jason2459 Not a paid scientist R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Does it have to be that specific skimmer. Can you see if you can get a JNS (aka aquamaxx in the US) HOB. They make a great HOB skimmer.
     
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    I want in India. We have 220v here. In usa its 110v
     
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    jason2459 Not a paid scientist R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Yes, JNS is the actual brand that is not US based.
     
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    Oh.. didnt know tht.. will check.. they work well?
     

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