Do you use a protein skimmer?

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Do you use a protein skimmer?

  1. Yes.

    84 vote(s)
    80.8%
  2. No.

    20 vote(s)
    19.2%
  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Sorry for the confusion.
    I removed the word 'filter.'



    If someone voted no because of that word, PM me and I will change the vote.
     
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  3. BaxterS80

    BaxterS80 Pajama Cardinal

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    omard Gnarly Old Codfish

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    re. Tangster- I was confused (as usual:p)...

    Do have a AquaC EV-180 running on 125 gal.

    No skimmer on my Nano.

    Don't think my 125 would last a week without one running 24/7 as I have it waaaay overloaded with fish. :-/
     
  5. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I use a Coral Life 125 which I'm not exactly thrilled with, but I suppose it gets the job done. I don't use filter floss anywhere.
     
  6. papareef

    papareef Feather Duster

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    skimmer

    Yup and i clean the collection cup at least once a week.If you could see the gunk it pulls out,why not ...Euroreef 135
     
  7. missionsix

    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I use a cpr194 sump with integrated skimmer. I don't use any socks or, other type of mesh mechanical filters. I also don't use chemicals ,such as, carbon. My filtration is all natural with the exception of the skimmer. "All natural" sounds so Oregon.
     
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  9. Otty

    Otty Giant Squid

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    PM Bullet 3 will be here tuesday....... woooooopeeeeee! ;D
     
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    glassbox-design Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    DAS EX-2 for the time being...Here's an image after installing.

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  12. Matt Rogers

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