protein skimmer

  1. isaacalves

    NYOS 160 Skimmer Drain Outlet Improvements?

    Any DIY or store bought solutions for this odd skimmer drain outlet on NYOS 160? I just have a kinked hose that comes out of it. Less than ideal. Was hoping someone else came up with or found a solution.
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  4. Anthony Mckay

    Hydor Spetz L45 ii

    Hello guys, I'm after some help please. My hydor performer L45 pump burnt out so I got a new one but it doesn't come with the blue locking ring or outlet part that holds the impeller as this broke somehow too !!! I've tried searching the internet and contacting Hydor (no reply after several...
  5. MUSBFRANK

    50 gal acrylic tank (niw), wet/dry, nano chiller, protein skimmer

    New still in wrap 50 gal acrylic aquarium, manufacturer: Clear for Life 36"L x 15"W x 20"H $200 Wet/dry filter, used less than 3 months then put in storage, has internal overflow box (via suction cups), hang on filter box with siphon tube and pre filter, bio media, ect. 24"L x 8"W x 14"H...
  6. thinktank

    Using a Biocube protein skimmer in sump?

    Does anyone know if you can effectively use a Biocube protein skimmer in a sump? I'm thinking it will still work as effectively, but was just curious if anyone has done this? This is the one I'm thinking of...
  7. K

    Is it possible to protein skim too much?

    I am just getting back into reefing, and I'm going to be setting up a 150 gal tank. But, in the next couple years I am going to upgrade to a tank around 300 gallons, so I want to purchase equipment that I can use on the 150, as well as on the larger tank I purchase down the line. I was thinking...
  8. Lisa Maxwell

    Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer 202-S

    This is the newest version of CoralVu's in-sump space saver skimmer. I purchased in May and used it 18 days (just long enough to break in). Sadly, it is much too large for my 75 gal system. This is a situation where bigger wasn't better. It worked great after break-in, but not consistently...
  9. Chirag Marwaha

    My 24 Gallon(90 Litres) Sump Design

    Hi! I've created a sump design and would like some feedback on it. Pardon me for cramping the drawing a bit. Hope it's readable enough and not an eyesore. It has following 4 chambers: 1) Protein Skimmer 2) Ceramic Rings, Pot Scrubbers(Scrubbies Affectionately) and maybe Activated Carbon 3)...
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  11. M

    Tunze Comline DOC 9001

    I have a fairly new tunze doc 9001 protein skimmer. Friend bought it new and it didn't fit his sump the way he wanted. I believe he ran it on the side if his tank for a week or two. He did manage to lose the elbow to run the intake as a surface skimmer, but not necessary to run to run it...
  12. WhiskeyCoffee

    SCA-301 Skimmer won't fit together properly

    Already, I'm feeling pretty dumb right now but in my defense there are no assembly instructions haha. When putting the skimmer body on to the pump, it's not sitting flat because a piece of the 'nozzle' won't let the skimmer slide all the way down. Am I doing something wrong or is this a design...
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  14. WhiskeyCoffee

    Help choosing skimmer

    Last week I picked up the Instant Ocean SeaClone as I had a gift card for PetSmart and I figured well what the heck I'll try it. Now it's barely even breaking in and has some other negative aspects which I feel unsure of. I only paid $100 and I know there are some other skimmers I can get for...
  15. AlexChef

    EShoppes PSK-150 help

    Bought it off eBay had no manual so I'm not quite sure where the optimal water level to set it at. This is my first in sump skimmer and it is working quite well foaming and producing waste I would just like to know what the optimal level is
  16. ScubaSteve4Life

    How high to set my protein skimmer cup?

    How do I know how high to set my new skimmer collection cup? I have a reef octopus 100 HOB protein skimmer. I got it two days ago and right when I plugged it in it worked awesome with bubbling over the edge but now it hasn't bubbled over for awhile, only about halway up the inner tube. Is there...
  17. dansreef

    To Skim or Not To Skim....?

    Hi Everyone. I thought I would pose a question to the community here that I have been kicking around. I would like to get people's thoughts? Please read this entire post before answering. Also, please answer the polling questions below. First.... a bit of background. I have been keeping...
  18. ScubaSteve4Life

    How often should I run my skimmer?

    I have a 29 gallon reef and just got a Reef Octopus 100 protein skimmer. This skimmer is rated up to 105 gallons. Do I run this skimmer constantly?
  19. ScubaSteve4Life

    Unbranded protein skimmer? Anyone know of this skimmer?

    I'd like to buy a protein skimmer for my new 29 gallon reef. Problem is, I just started this hobby and am already well over my original budget. So I found this skimmer : https://www.rakuten.com/prod/protein-skimmer-filter-power-pump-large-aquarium-fish-tank-sal-water/213485053.html Possible...
  20. RickG

    reef octupus 150 INT

    hey debating on whether getting this for my 120g and was wondering if anyone has had good results with this skimmer
  21. D

    Coralife 65 producing large bubbles from output

    First off, I have a 36 gal bowfront with 50 lbs live rock, polyp and lps corals, a gobie and a blenny, and an appropriate sized cleanup crew. My levels are 9.0 dkh, .02 nitrate, .04 phosphate, and a ph of 8.5. My tank has been up and healthy for about eight months, and Ive been using a coralife...
  22. J

    Clearing out some equipment

    I have some equipment from a previous build that is taking up space in my closet. Everything is in excellent condition with original boxes. The list with prices (including shipping via USPS) is below, but I will also take offers. Let me know if you have any questions! Eshopps PSK-75H...
  23. MarineDepot

    Win a Tunze Nano Reef Prize Pack (a $375 value!)

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  24. MrG

    Beckett Protein Skimmer Manufacturers

    Anyone know who manufactures Beckett Protein Skimmers? Looking for heavy skimming.
  25. MarineDepot

    Win a Vertex Omega Skimmer—a $400 value!

    Win a Vertex Omega Skimmer—a $400 value! Start 2017 off right with a new protein skimmer from Vertex! There is no purchase necessary to enter or win! The Omega 150 is suitable for reef aquariums up to 200 gallons with a light bioload and 40-150 gallons for a heavy bioload. It features a...
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