Skimmer size

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  1. juan R

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    Skimmer question. I am in the process of upgrading my system from a 500l to a 1000l system. The question is will my exsisting skimmer be big enough as i dont want to buy a new one as this one is practically a new one. The skimmer i have is a Reefoctopus 3000 external bubble blaster. thanks all.:(
     
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  3. JamesHunter

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    should be fine if i remember they are rated for 1500lts to 750lts depending whst in the tank, might be wrong if its so new check the box :p
     
  4. 459b

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    Will depend on bioload and what filtration you have. You can run a tank skimmerless if your other means of nutrient export are good, so same will apply to running a smaller skimmer.
     
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    What is your current skimmer rated for? Rather "beef" up your other filtration to pick up the slack incase your skimmer " te lig in die broek is " seeing as you just bought it.
     
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    Should easily be enough
     
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