Curve 5, Curve 7 or NW150

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  1. Qaiser

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    Hi

    I'm currently building a new tank 1200*600*550 and looking for a skimmer.


    What would you guys recommend?
    • Bubble Magus Curve 5
    • Bubble Magus Curve 7
    • Reef Octopus NW 150
    The curve 5 reviews are good but would it handle a heavy bio load. I would like to order the skimmer before the end of the week so your help is highly appreciated. Thanks
     
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  3. Andre@ReefAquatics

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    I would go Curve 7, rated from 700L and its not an overkill for your size tank. Especially with heavy stocking.
     
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    both are nice skimmers
    but curve 7 would probably be better value
     
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    i have curve 7 best skimmer i have ever used
     
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    Hmmmm. Think I went overboard. My tank is 1300x600x670 I got the curve 9. @Qaiser please let me know how it preforms, bonus is it is also cheap to run. Around R165 a year on electricity
     
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    @Omlette. Im only collecting my tank Saturday so hopefully ill be up and running end of next month. From what I heard the curve 9 is a beast.
     
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