Skimmer??????

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    OK, so what skimmer do you guys suggest for my new setup? It will be about 750 litres sump included. Let the debate begin...
    And please, mention names and model numbers :)

    Another Q: Direct feed into skimmer suction or into chamber where skimmer is?
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    Tobes Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    How about a skimmer poll mods? Give a lot skimmer names and let the reefers vote their choice ;)
    If there is something like that, where can I have a look? My previous skimmer was a Reeftek TS2 on a 300litre system - was very happy with it, but there must be some real competition for it out there...
     
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    Reef Octopus DNW20
     
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    Rated for how many litres?
     
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    Tobes - the ReefOctopus DNW-200 is rated for 1750 litres as far as I know.
    BUT - look at the new TS3/4 as well as the Bubble Magus skimmers as well.... IMarine had a thread about them..... Perhaps worth looking at, as they are Bubble Master/King clones....
     
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    I'm always skeptic/paranoid about copies/clones of something cause usually they're not as good as the original. I'll rather opt for the TS3/TS4 in this case. Thanks Jacques ;)
     
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    My choice DNW 200.They perform!
    I feel that the DNW range are clones of Deltec.
     
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    and the new extream octopus range is going to be of the hook
     
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    DNW200 is the boy :thumbup:
     
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    Price on this baby? Give or take?
     
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    Thanks Warr, pitty they only show a pic of the DNW400. So it works the same as the TS2 that I had internal/submerged?
     
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    Hi Tobes, Dorry Pets have a special on the DNW150 for R1900 (R700 off the main price) if you going this route.
    However, i would speak to Floh at Ecoaquatics as he has been helping me and their prices are very competitive and their service excellent.
    So would rather go that route - am sure he can make a good recommendation and offer a good price.
     
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    Tobes Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    The 150 is too small, I want bigger ;)

    I'll talk to Floh and Andrew, I know they give excellent service - been dealing with them for nearly a year now :thumbup:
    Will ask if they do the DNW range :)
     
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    tobes get the shorty 5000:thumbup:
     
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    ????????? :p
     
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    Hi Tobes i am going to post a pic of the bubble magus skimmer tonight,they excellent,excellent skimmers and skims very well,the skimmers i will opt for is bubble magus,h&s,deltec,bubbleking i have used tried and tested over 24 skimmers in 2 years,the best budget skimmer that i will say that you can rate with the top guys is bubble magus
     
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    While you about it, post a pic of the tank :razz:
     
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