Looking for skimmer

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  1. scubaninja

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    Hi, i'm looking for a skimmer along the lines of a DNW 200. My sump will not allow for any sort of tall objects in there. If you have an internal skimmer, it needs to be short enough to be movable in and out of the sump without a major head ache. System is just under 1400litres.
     
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    what ever made you think that?:011: I have done the calculations, picked Justions brains, and had a fair pick at my own, and found:
    1.it does not fit in the sump
    2.if i cut it in half it does still not fit in the sump
    3.If somehow i manage to get it in there, when i put the tank on the stand i will not be able to move it, in or out, and the tank needs to go on the stand tomorrow and i will not be done by tomorrow
    4. After all the hassle of doing it, due to its tiny size, it may not :
    A.Perform fullstop
    B.Perform to my needs
    5. if i buy a skimmer that is internal but small enough to fit it will be hard to work on
    So i am considering just buying an external skimmer:whistling:
     
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    Scuba would this be just a temp measure as I feel that 1 DNW 200 is a bit small for a 1400L system esp with all the fish that you want? as i saw a dnw 250 on a 800L tang system that was pulling out tons of dirt all the time?
     
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    are you looking for second hand?
     
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    second hand equals cheaper:) but if its a good enough price new then i may consider it:) it will be for the short term as i will be stockin up slowly as the fish on my list is expensive so there is time to upgrade before the bio load is too bad. but if i can get oz hands on a big one from the start it would be cool too. you got somethin lanzo my man?
     
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    let me have a look in my inventory.....mmm only a dnw 150
     
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    hi lanzo..how much for the skimmer....my reefocto is only rated to 300 l and with my idea of combining my 2 tanks into 1 system...not enough as i will end with about 520-540l in DT ex sump
     
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    Well, I have a Aquamedeic Turbofloter rated at 1000 l. Very powerfull skimmer. Also I have a new Berlin XL skimmer rated at 1500 l with a Eheim pump to run it. Im reluctent of getting rid of the Berlin because the skimmer is a work of art the way its made. Im sure it can skim well to.
     
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    thanx for the offer man but thinking 1 wet & 1 dry
     
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    got a berlin and i hate it. fransny, chill. lanzo if i'm not mistaken that 150 is not quite gonna cut it on a 1400 system right? thanks for the offer suhayl but thats too small for my system. berlin xl is only really good for 600 litres, to me it doesn't really function properly.
     
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    scuba..sorry didnt want 2 jump in on your thread...im in nooo hurry, u saw my post re 2 tank setup..will be cycling my old FW tank untill new years at least with "old" water from my current tank
     
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    Excellent stuff, Ferdie had a DNW 200 for sale if i remember correctly not sure if he sold it was too big for the space i had
     
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    Yo Lanzo how much would you want for that DNW 150?
     
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    as in personally? not as dorry pets?
     
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    which of his profiles do i PM?
     
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    Yes personally, Erm im not sure i think it was ferdie foster
     
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    thanks bud. will pm him unless lanzo my man can help me with a little somethin somethin:)
     
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    yip he sold it, for durt cheap
     
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    dam. that means i've still got to look:(
     
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