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Hi all
I've just purchased the fluval flex marine 32.5 gallon as a upgrade to my fluval evo and I have a question about which skimmer to go for. I've read many reviews that state the fluval skimmers aren't as effective as other brands and wondered what everyone's views are on a alternative.
I see the ice cap k1 mentioned a lot on here but I can't seem to find anyone that stocks it here in the UK.
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Hey Matt, I would definitely recommend the Ice Cap K1 if you are able to get hold of one, but it really comes down to what your trying to do with the tank. If you want to do LPS and softies I personally wouldn't run a skimmer for that size tank especially if your stocking it lightly with fish. But if you do want to do something like an all SPS tank with lots of fish then I would try to get the Icecap or just do 5 gallon water changes weekly or 10 gallon changes every other week and you will easily be able to maintain proper parameters.
 
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Hey Matt, I would definitely recommend the Ice Cap K1 if you are able to get hold of one, but it really comes down to what your trying to do with the tank. If you want to do LPS and softies I personally wouldn't run a skimmer for that size tank especially if your stocking it lightly with fish. But if you do want to do something like an all SPS tank with lots of fish then I would try to get the Icecap or just do 5 gallon water changes weekly or 10 gallon changes every other week and you will easily be able to maintain proper parameters.
Thanks for the advice
Maybe I will see how my water parameters are for a few weeks and go from there
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