Protein skimmer recommendations?

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I have a 75 gallon that’s ran on a fluval fx6 canister filter and I’m looking for protein skimmer recommendations. I do not have a sump. I am well aware a sump pump is a better option than what I have however our stand size cannot accompany one. I do not need a lecture telling me to upgrade to a sump please lol, just skimmer recommendations!
 

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This is what I use on my 90g and absolutely love it.

 

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I have a couple of aquamaxx 1.5 new version upgraded pump stock, like new/and an old remora hob , get out of my way price... ;)
PM me if interested...:)
 

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Why would someone give you a lecture of why a sump is needed lol? I ran with a hob skimmer for years and still use one on one tank, there's nothing wrong with it. Aquamaxx 1.5 is a good hob skimmer that I have experience with.
 

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I have a Reef Octopus Classic 1000. It was a bit fussy until I found the directions. Reef Octo has such a good reputation that it is difficult to consider others. IMG_2616.jpeg
 

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I have a Reef Octopus Classic 1000. It was a bit fussy until I found the directions. Reef Octo has such a good reputation that it is difficult to consider others. IMG_2616.jpeg
also great option ,they can never overflow... ;)
 

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I have a 75 gallon that’s ran on a fluval fx6 canister filter and I’m looking for protein skimmer recommendations. I do not have a sump. I am well aware a sump pump is a better option than what I have however our stand size cannot accompany one. I do not need a lecture telling me to upgrade to a sump please lol, just skimmer recommendations!
I have s 90 gallon, and use the Reef Dcto 2000 HOB. It is by far the best skimmer I have ever had, well worth the money. You could get away with the 1000 HOb for sure.
 

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Mine did overflow. More than once. Easy to control with the black thumbscrew near the overflow. But I messed up and had a puddle. FYI, that’s why I am converting to a sump system on a drilled tank.
Yeah can never have cup fully closing exit hole ,1/2- 3/4 ok, cup too low can cause that...
 

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