Show us your skimmer...

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by viper357, 15 Nov 2016.

  1. Jaun_marine

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    Boyu skimmer, but don't know the full name.. lol

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  4. r0ckf1re

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    Your skimmer looks very clean
     
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    Updated pic of skimmer..replaced pump with a bubble magus sp4000 pump..skimmer running much better now..vertex skimmers have problems with weak impellors which keep breaking and are too expensive to fix so after the 2nd impellor broke I just changed pump to the sp4000

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    Red sea skimmer - im sure its ready for the museum. Had it all of 20years now.



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    My giant reef octopus, diablo 14804456663771162684410.jpg
     
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    Sm302 retrofitted with 3 x sp4000 pumps

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    Les that is a beast, what is it rated for?
     
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    bump

    Anybody else got a skimmer to show us? New or old, doesn't matter. :)
     
  12. irie ivan

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    :lol:@ paulb... or perhaps not.....
    Contact time contact time contact time...:thumbup1:
     
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    irie ivan MASA Contributor

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    What is it with skimz and them needing replacement pumps.... because the agent did not think it nessesary to bring in enough spares... quite pathetic imho... lost my business
    Quite shocking to learn that vertex also break impellors just for fun...
    I guess you dont always get what you pay for....
    But let us not derail....
    Here is my skimmer... another victim of the SA skimz scamsters.
    Anyway, here is my sk 201 and its impellor thats been prattlied for the upteenth time IMG_4345.JPG IMG_4346.JPG
     
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    irie ivan MASA Contributor

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    image.jpg And here we are skimming again....
    For now:
     
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    atleast its working again. I see alot of people even having problems sometimes with bubble blaster pumps
     
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    Yip, pumps and impellors give in... its a fact...... hence my annoyance... at least Reef octo spares freely available...
     
  17. Paul B

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    I have a picture of mine up here. I don't use no Sissy Store bought skimmer. If I can't build it myself, I don't need it. :D
     
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    IMG_4358.JPG :thumbup:Decided to stop struggelling to find a spare impellor, a massive thanks to Ebrahim at Sam's for being willing to go the extra mile tohelp a customer
    No need in the end, a bargain in the form of an ati bubblemaster came my way:slayer::thumbup:
     
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    Go big or go home. :tt2:
    Got 4 recirculating pumps.
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  20. Jaun_marine

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    That's mega
     
  21. JanHattingh

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    Here is mine

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