Skimz skimmer advice ASAP pls

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  1. greatwyt

    greatwyt

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    hi guys
    i just purchased a skimz skimmer SM 252 which i got for really cheap but with only a 24 hour warranty i just got home and realised it only has one pump, i called back to the store and the woman i spoke to said they always sell it with only one pump and she isnt aware of a second pump. she did however give me the bosses number
    so i plan on going back tomorrow but before i do just wanted to clear... does the skimmer definitely come with 2 pumps (as my online research shows)? or am i just going to make a fool of myself tomorrow. please assist

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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    well this is odd.

    and yes that skimmer should sell with 2 pumps
     
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    greatwyt Thread Starter

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    ya basically the store used to be a marine store i walked in to it the weekend and it was a second hand furniture store which still had the name board for a marine aquarium outside. the guys still had some stock they were selling at less 50%


    thanks for quick reply
     
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    Sorry bud but that store owes so many so much. They are crooks. Good luck in getting your issue sorted.
     
  6. greatwyt

    greatwyt Thread Starter

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    crap
     
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    greatwyt Thread Starter

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    im really hoping they sort me out, this is the third marine store i deal with that someone mentions the store as crooks who screw people over. either most people out to scam you in this business or i have been REALLY unlucky
     
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    Where do you go? Lol, don't answer that question.:lol:

    Reef aquatics for hardware.
    Perky pets is also very good.
    Aquatic vision.

    There are also a few non sponsors.
     
  9. greatwyt

    greatwyt Thread Starter

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    havent tried aquatic vision yet but the rest are pretty good. i was chasing down the good deals. really thought i was scoring big here ... tht guy was way to convincing

    if its too good to be true, it probably is
     
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    You can score some great legit deals in the for sale section.
     
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    Sorry to hear this. Good l luck with sorting this out. Contact us. I can supply you with a really good sp3 pump that will get that skimmer working optimally.
     
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    thanks man, it may cost more than i paid for the skimmer :lol:
     
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    50% of retail
     
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    whats the name of the store..you could be saving someone else a lot of headache by mentioning the name.or can pm me..coz im just plain bis.lol
     
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    well, its obvious that something is missing on the right...

    Good luck sorting it out.
     
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    if its too good to be tru ................... it probibly is!!!
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    24h warranty!! you should get 2 years on that skimmer..

    sorry to say but yes it should have another pump or else it will not skim to its specification, great construction of skimmer body, im skeptical about the pumps after having issues with the 1st generation impellors but if you got a good price consider putting a good quality pump on as andre suggested

    or

    ask for a refund...

    either way i think this shop needs to be avoided in future..

    good luck
     
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    crazy stuff
     
  20. greatwyt

    greatwyt Thread Starter

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    dont worry guys, as i said its now a 2nd hand furniture store that still had some of the old stock laying there looking for homes. will keep you guys updated as soon as i come to a resolution
     
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    Update:
    i got the extra ES5000 pump :D

    wasnt the correct piping on it for my skimmer though, so i need to get the proper plumbing for it
     
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