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Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by werner5, 13 Apr 2013.

  1. werner5

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    Hey guys which skimmer should i get for my tank its 550 liters would a ts3 skimmer do the job or not thanx in advance :)
     
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    are you looking to buy new or second hand ?

    Ts3 skimmer shouldn't handle the tank without a problem
     
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    Ts 3 is a big boy it will work fine
     
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    Does anyone know the price on that skimmer?
     
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    Werner, have a look at the bubble magus skimmers, they are amazing skimmers & very well priced!
    I would suggest the curve 7 or one of the larger nac ones!
     
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    Perhaps @butcherman can give his opinion on the buble magus skimmers as he has one on his system!
     
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    Sorry corrective spelling didn't work like it should..

    I want to say Ts3 skimmer should handle the tank without a problem not shouldn't :p
     
  9. Ridwaan

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    I would look at the new JNS skimmer range from TSR...
    Speak to @Submariner, I am sure he will sort u out with the skimmer to suit your needs...

    If you looking for worldclass skimming then the vertex alpha 170 should be fine for you...
     
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    I am Running bubble mangus Curve 9, and i am well impressed with it's performance and quality. If you want value for money have a look at a bubble mangus.
     
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    i must say from personal experience that the ts3 has a otp 3000 pump which can get noisy with wear and tear
     
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    thanx for all the input guys i am a huge reeftek fan never had problems with any of their hardware so i am defiantly gonna get an ts3 thanx again :thumbup:
     
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    It is like the mustang of skimmers. Robust and dependable
     
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    In the 60's a mustang was powerful, had great performance and heavy on juice, but technology got better as today 2 litre engines makes the same power and are faster than the V8 mustang using less fuel.

    TS3 = mustang, still nice, but tech got better, so look at the newer type skimmers like JNS and Vertex - more powerful, uses less electricity but more efficient ;)
     
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    Very true. I am using a tunze 9410 on my system at the moment. I think it is 12 watts but highly effective.
     
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    Agree with tobes! Almost all the newer skimmers are much mire effective & uses a lot less electricity! Do yourself a favour & just have a look at some of the newer skimmers. They cost about the same & skims double as much!!!
     
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    hey there guys just want to let you i got the bubble magus curve 7 and i am very happy with it works perfectly thanx
     
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