External Skimmer for a nano 22

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  1. Danh Ngo

    Danh Ngo Active Member

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    I have a nano 22G mixed reef. I want to swap to a strong skimmer. I'm currently running a Aquaticlife 30G internal. I want something external and could support a heavy load for my tank because I want to add more live stock.
    The current skimmer is okay with the bioload at the moment. But for sure if I add more stock, it could crash my tank.
    Any idea or suggestion for a good EXTERNAL skimmer
    Thank you
     

  2. Bouncingsoul39

    Bouncingsoul39 Well-Known Member

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    For a good external with higher bioload there's the Aqua-C Remora Pro or the Aquamaxx Cone-S.
     
  3. reeftivo

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    are you going to use a sump or want a hang on back (HOB) skimmer?
     
  4. Danh Ngo

    Danh Ngo Active Member

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    Its a nano tank, hob would be more convenience. Dont have a sump :D
     
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    reeferfoxx Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Can't go wrong with the Aqua C Remora or Aquamaxx HOB 1.5.
     
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    I had a JBJ AIO and ran a remora pro. It worked fine. Just had to keep the injector clean. More dark green tea than sludge but it worked well. I think the design and pump are better on the AM HOB, but the aesthetics of the remora may be better suited to some-- and the AM sits a bit higher. I dont have experience with the newer AM HOB skimmers but i ran a warner marine HOB H2 and it was a great skimmer (AM design copy).
     
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