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Old 01-06-2011, 04:02 PM   #1
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Protein Skimmer for 120 gallon

I am starting a 120 gallon mixed reef and need the best in sump skimmer, money is not a problem, I am interested in your experiences so please post.
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Old 01-06-2011, 04:06 PM   #2
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well reef octopus skimmers are the best IMO.
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Old 01-06-2011, 04:13 PM   #3
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does any one have experience with Reef Octopus Extreme XS 160 Protein Skimmer, is it powerful enough for a full blown 120 gallon reef.
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Old 01-06-2011, 10:40 PM   #4
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Yes it will be enough... I basically had the 200 version but make sure it has the NEWER pump, the sicce psk1000 and not the psk2500... the psk2500 is a headache of a pump. If you can afford it, the Super Reef Octopus skimmers with the bubble blaster pumps are definitely worth the extra cost (much better pump).
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:53 AM   #5
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I have a Reef octopus on my 55g nice skimmer , still trying to dial it in.
But if i had a large tank like your i think i would buy a SWC 180 or bigger.
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