Bubble Magus C3.5 Skimmer

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Rors, 23 May 2015.

  1. Rors

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    Need some advice guys, my planned tank is 950x500x500 with a volume of 237L with a same size sump. The skimmer is rated for 300L, air flow is 300L per hour. I have bought it already but am having second thoughts. Is this actually sufficient?
     
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    Sound a little small to me. You need a skimmer rated for at least one and half time water volume. But bigger than that wont hurt.
     
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    Thanks Dexter
     
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    Depends on your stocking levels and even the type of fish you will house.

    Slightly understocked and the skimmer would be fine. But fish that waste a lot like predators and you will increase the waste levels.

    As you anyway should start slow, you can always later on upgrade your skimmer. Keep an eye out on the for sale section.
     
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    I took the Plunge and have ordered a Bubble Magus Curve 9... will also be good for when I upgrade. Once again, thanks guys :thumbup:
     
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    wow...now you have a serious skimmer. will last you a lifetime.
     
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