JNS Aquaria SK2 skimmer

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Jaak, 10 May 2010.

  1. Jaak

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    Hi Guys,

    Does anyone know anything about this skimmer? Anyone ever use them before? Any feedback on this would be great! Apparently it's rated for 1500l and it's an insump skimmer with a tunze/sicce pump.
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    No idea Jaak - but, with that pump and the design - I am more than sure that you cannot go wrong!
     
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    Jaak Thread Starter

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    That's what I'm thinking too. They're also pretty pricey, they retail for over R4000.
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Well - if you take that mine cost me R5000..... Then this one is definitely WORTH it! Taken into account that mine is/was also originally rated at 1500 liters.....
     
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    Its a great buy take it.
     
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    The shark fins on the pump put me off.
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Jaak - do you perhaps know what the skimmer's sizing parameters are? body length and diameter?
     
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    Footprint: 33cm x 20 cm
    Height: 58cm
    Power Consumption: 22watts?? (Can this be right?)
     
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    I know, i'm a Stormers supporter!!:biggrin:
     
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    Cool! 330mm in diameter (at the bottom) is GREAT.....

    And YES - 22 watt's for that pump is normal!
     
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    I'm loving the size and the specs of this thing. I just want to make sure i'm not going to be buying myself a ton of issues...
     
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    backup in case of pump or impellar issues should be your only concern. Jacques can chip in here:whistling:
     
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    Jip - I was NOT impressed when my 2 AquaBee pumps' impellers broke. I had to run my tank skimmerless for about 2 months, before I got ONE needlewheel impeller.

    That said - I now have both my AquaBee's online again (one with the original pin-wheel impeller, which I managed to "repair" using Pratley Putty - and the other, using a needle-wheel impeller....

    I do have a ReefOctopus OTP3000 ORCA pin-wheel pump, waiting to replace one AquaBee pump ;)

    Ziyaad - Jaak - I am quite sure that the Sicce pumps have ample backup spares. I do know that the OTP-3000 pin-wheel pumps' impellers, are cheap to replace, and are easy to get hold of.....
     
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    And i've never heard any bad comments on those Sicce pumps.
     
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    thats the thing with reefocto the backup is second to none
     
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    I think that 33cm's is not the diameter of the skimmer but the footprint of both the skimmer and the pump, the reaction chamber of the skimmer looks relatively small/narrow. Still looks good though.
     
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    good looking skimmer, wonder how it performs when fired up?
     
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    shark fins :lol:
     
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