Aqua-Excel Skimmer

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Redhawk10, 19 Aug 2009.

  1. Redhawk10

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    Hi there, im looking at buying a new skimmer for my tank(800L).Ive had a look at an aqua-excel skimmer and its very well priced, has anyone had any experiance with one.
    The skimmer specs are:
    41cm*23cm*60cm(L*W*H),
    Reaction pipe diameter:200mm
    Outlet port inner diameter:50mm
    Match 2 Aqua Bee 2000I needle wheel pump
    Power supply: 220V/50Hz 33w*2
     
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  3. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi Redhawk10. I took a look at these skimmers some time back. The design and pumps used are great. I would think they will perform well. It should give Reef Octopus a bit of a run.
     
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    SchyffS Reef Aquarist

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    What is it retailing for?
     
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    Yip, I've seen them run and they do a good job! whats it going for?
     
  6. IMarine

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    the last i seen R3000.00 and there performance are excellent,i have seen the external with one pump on, a true deltec rip offfffffffffffff
     
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    Does it just look like the deltec or does it work just as good?
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    they are good skimmers funny how they have not been popular on this forum though.. well priced.
     
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    Here is a tank running off an aqua excel skimmer ...... working well.
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  10. Redhawk10

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    the skimmers rating is 1200L,the pumps used on it is the same as deltec uses
     
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    Fishy Steve Hiden super user

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    What would an equivalent reeftek/octopus cost?
     
  12. lIghty

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    Who sell these?
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    WOW! That skimmer's body is MILKWHITE with tiny airbubbles!
     
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    SchyffS Reef Aquarist

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    i had a close look at both the deltec and the aqua excel, the build is very very close. The price a huge difference, i would buy one anyday :thumbup:
     
  15. durleo

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    I Have just fitting an Aqua Excell AE1600 on my system - It has 3 x Halea 6350 Pumps each rated @ 1750l/h.
    It looks quiet well made but I will gauge it over the next few weeks. It is an external skimmer and is not very noisy.
    I am leaving my Reef-Octo Orca 100 on aswell for the time being.
     
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    I'm sure you will be happy, from what I've heard these skimmers are very good!
     
  17. Andreas

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    Please post a pic of the skimmer Durleo.Thanks
     
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    dorry pets can get them too....importers are exotics:)
     
  19. durleo

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    Aqua Excel AE1600E

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    great looking skimmmers. only thing is that those haleias chow power
     
  21. Andreas

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    Very cool skimmer;)The neck is a tad small though
     
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