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Neil H

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hi guys i was given this skimmer a while back.... no name niks information.....

It obviously needs some plumming and a pump....

I was toying with setting up a frag tank .... would this do the trick as a skimmer ????

does anyone have this skimmer in action????

What pump should i get or should i throw the whole thing awaay and use the $$ i would have spent on the pump towards a TS1 ????? .... my display tank uses a TS2 and it works like a bomb !!!

comments please

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Why would you need it in a frag tank? do you intend keeping fish in it? if not then just some filter floss to pick up any bits but there won't be much waste for the skimmer to pick up, unless you overfeed the corals.
 

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macro aqua rated to 1200lt hang on unit if im correct?
 

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here is a pic from another angle

is this skimmer worth buying a pump for or should i bin it??

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def macro aqua as stated.. needs a 2000lph needle wheel pump (or at least thats what they come out with).. not a bad skimmer but cannot really handle the 1200 it is said to be rated for id use it on a about a 300lt setup....
 

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thanks for the feedback guys....

what sort of price am i looking at for a 2000lph needle wheel pump?
 

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this skimmer in total costs about R850 just keep that in mind..
 

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i think a 2nd hand TS1 would work better than trying to fix this one up at this stage ... as the cost would be similar i think ....
 

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