Help me in the right direction

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Q89, 6 Nov 2011.

  1. Q89

    Q89

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    I am busy setting up my new tank and need help with skimmer

    I have no idea what skimmer to get for the setup. The DT is 1220x800x550(W/L) and Sump will be +- 200L, and the budget is tight so not the most expensive one out there :p

    Will be going more the LPS route with small fish and maybe a Yellow Tang.

    Any advice on what skimmer will work?

    Thanx :thumbup:
     
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  3. Tridan

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    Thats close on 750L incl sump, the general consensus is to get the biggest skimmer you can afford, roughly double your water volume or bigger.

    If budget does not allow this get what you can afford, and stick to a tight water change regime.
     
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    looking at like A TS4.. Check the for sale threads for skimmers, some good ones there
     
  5. roderigo

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    Why don't you get a skimmer that you can afford now and upgrade on a later stage coz there will not be to much bio load when starting up just my 2c
     
  6. RiaanP

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    Keep an eye out on the for sale thread, I think Leslie got a nice skimmer up for sale.
     
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