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Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers' started by skyvern2130, Aug 17, 2012.

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  1. skyvern2130

    skyvern2130 Stylophora

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  3. Lady J

    Lady J Peppermint Shrimp

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    Have you bought it yet?
     
  4. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    I will sell you the same thing, but with all the tubing you need! and ill sell it for less then what ebay is asking! lol will just need a pump.
     
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    no i havnt bought it yet, im trying to find a cheap skimmer, or try to build one myself. problem is most places want an arm and a leg for a skimmer. was looking at odyssea also but idk
     
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    Yeah anything seaclone throw far far away,never used one but heard there junk.
     
  10. Lady J

    Lady J Peppermint Shrimp

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    IMHO the skimmer is one of most important pieces of equipment you will buy. Instead if spending money on a cheap one, I would buy a Deltec HOB (these are very quiet) or a Reef Octopus. I would rather do larger water changes while saving for a better one than wasting money on a substandard one, being unhappy with it and then deciding to get a better one. On some things I think it's fine to cut corners, but not on a skimmer. I literally threw my Seaclone in the garbage.
     
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    Lady J Peppermint Shrimp

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    I'm not sure if Eshopps sells a HOB skimmer, but without a sump he obviously can't use the one you have.
     
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    Eshopps does sell HOB skimmers and they are just as solid as the in sump models.