WANTED-Bekkett Skimmer

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by Suhayl, 21 Feb 2008.

  1. Suhayl

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    I am looking for second hand bekkett skimmer that is rated up to a 1000l tank.Let me now what you guys got. I cannot find anyone selling them here
     
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    Hi Suhayl -

    Just as some more information for you - the beckett style skimmers are extremely scarce. As far as I know, people will only have this, if specially imported for them. So, I really hope that you get this item that you require, but, IF you do, it might be reasonably expensive.

    Good luck in your quest.
     
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    Post in Eco Aqautics forums, Reef Octo does make one, real nice:thumbup:
     
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    Reef Octopus does a beckett style skimmer, looks very good.
     
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    Thanks guys. Hi Suhayl, I sell the same beckett skimmers that Mekaeel posted a like of. PM me if you are interested.
     
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    Andrew,you got any in stock that i can view?
     
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    What is the differnce of a beckett style skimmer to the norm ?
     
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    from
    Protein skimmer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Hi Mille! How does the beckitt skimmers differ in pricing? Far more than the standard down-draught/venturi skimmers?
     
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    Suhayl

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    Bekkett skimmer

    thanks guys for your great input. Reef Inmates has one but a bit out of my budget right now. They are kick ass skimmers and when i have enough money I will get me one.
     
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    How much ?
     
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    Yes they are powerful skimmers, But their electricity consumption does concern me. They are not cheap to run, and with the current electricity crisis and rationing of power, I would not recommend these skimmers. Once eskom is up and running again, by all means.
     
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    reef oct makes excellent bekket skimmers seen them in action works very very well i think they sell between R2000-2500.00
     

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