MarineX 110 - Pump, Skimmer

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Hi - first post here. Ordered the WB Marine X 110.4 This will be my largest tank to date. My current JBJ 24G Cube has been going strong for 15 years (still have my original Clown). Just wondering what a good return pump and skimmer would be for a tank this size? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!

BTW - here's my current setup. Hood was removed for an AI16. Marlin will stay in the JBJ, Yellow Guy (that's his name!) will move to the bigger home..

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Skimmers:

Good reviews on both of these:

Bubble Magus Curve 5 Protein Skimmer​

Reef Octopus Classic 110​

both were advertised for tanks of about 130G - my WB is about 100G total (display and sump). Since I'm a first time skimmer owner is it better to buy one rated for an even larger tank? Thoughts?
 
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Finally setup yesterday - I'm very pleased with my 110.4. A couple of issues with building the cabinet (I have the details in my build thread). I'll be working on a control board and cable management while I wait for this beauty to get ready for tenants. My rock has cycled for over 2 months so I shouldn't have to wait too long. Looking forward to continuing this journey!

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Skimmers:

Good reviews on both of these:

Bubble Magus Curve 5 Protein Skimmer​

Reef Octopus Classic 110​

both were advertised for tanks of about 130G - my WB is about 100G total (display and sump). Since I'm a first time skimmer owner is it better to buy one rated for an even larger tank? Thoughts?
i dont think the 110 is big enough.
  • Light Stocked - 90 Gallons
  • Medium Stocked - 65 Gallons
  • Heavily Stocked - 40 Gallons

Thats from BRS sight
 

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