hows this for a skimmer

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by leslie hempel, 27 Nov 2008.

  1. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yoh! that is huge!! where did you find it? whats it rated for? how many pumps are on there?
     
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    Heres his old one...

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    hes busy doing a redo and has upgraded.. i think they are deltec...

    really like the smaller one of the two...

    here's the link.. 13ft Tank Redo - UltimateReef.com
     
  5. Ross

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    That is bigger than my whole system!!
     
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    lol madness!!:)
     
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    Looks nearly like the Deltec skimmer I have,with more but smaller pumps .
    What makes it look so big is the cleaning cup that costs over a $1000.
     
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    WOW that's huge:pPost some pics of your skimmer please puppy:)
     
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    That's a tuuurbo conversion and allllll:lol:Must be manufactured in Phoenix:lol:
     
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    i think puppy has the deltec ap902. that pic is the ap1006 with self cleaning head. thats a huge skimmer recommended for 8000 to 12000 litre aquarium
     
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    Now that is an awsome skimmer! What recirc pumps are those?
     
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    Should be eheim 1260 pumps.
    Problem is it does not look like it.
     
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    I was thinking along the lines of AquaB
     
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    Not really, it is BIG and the pumps are the std ehiem 1260. They just look small as the skimmer is so big;)
     
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    still a cooker skimmer
     
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    I would have to double my water volume just to run that skimmer. :whistling: It will suck my tank dry! Awesome though.
     
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    Yea I browsed through that thread. He has got some serious equipment.
     
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    WOW That's a long tank:p
     
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    Yea it's huge. Any tank you can get into and sit down is BIG.
     
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    Can that thing make coffee too? :D
     
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