Skimmer for a 1200x600x50 tank

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  1. Aquanaught

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    Anyone in CPT selling a secondhand skimmer for my new setup ? please let me know?
    How much rating must it be ? what are the best brands ? or are they all the same?
     
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    A skimmer rated for a 700l system will be fine. Your tank is about 328litres if I take 10mm glass thickness in account with a water height of 480mm. So you must also add your sump volume. If just the tank, then 600litres. If you have a biggish budget, then look at Vertex, JNS, Deltec, Tunze, etc. A smaller budget look at Reef Octopus or Reeftek. And no, they are not all the same. You get what you pay for ;)
     
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    A reef octopus octx160 or 200 would work great on that size tank.
     
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    I'm selling my TS4 rated @ 2000L for 2000 pm me I'm in cape town
     
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    Thanks guys, surely they are not the same as they surely differ in price. I think reef octopus will have to fit my budget for now.
     
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    I have a tried and tested Reeftek TS 2 with new pump. R950 including postage. It would be perfect for that size tank.
     
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    Could you please post a pic?
     
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    Pm your contact number I will mms you some pics.
     
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    i have a Jebo 182 II for 310 litre to 570 litre tanks. R700
     
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    hey i have a reef octo x160 rated for 900 litres comes with a sicci pump for R1800 let me no if u interested
    will only be available at the end of the month
     
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    This thread is over a year old. Doubt he is still looking for a skimmer.
     
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    Thanks bud did not check the date lol
     
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