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
     
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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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