skimmer advice

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Theo, 3 May 2011.

  1. Theo

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    Hi all. Have anyone used the super reef octopus 3000 ext skimmer?[​IMG]

    My tank is 600l and this skimmer is rated for 1600l.
    Please ilaborate...
     
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    Theo for a 600lt system this skimmer will be more than ample, what do you intend on keeping?
     
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    I got the 3000 internal skimmer and it works very well. My tank is 700 litres and the skimmer is rated for 12000lph and it pulls out skimmate that will make your stomach turn. Those bubble blaster skimmers are very effective.
     
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    I've just checked the specs on the skimmer and its actually rated for 12000l but it is still plenty for your tank size. The 5000 external is rated for 2000l
     
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    Will I be able to put a big bioload on this skimmer?
     
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    Yes but dont go too mad. The fish need space to move
     
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    Or get like 500 chromis :p
     
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