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  1. Marine Depot
    Here is a GREAT skimmer if you don't have a sump... PLUS: Vectra 1 Pump Clearance Sale!
  2. Reefing Equipment
    Im in the planning stages for a 36 gallon reef tank. I am trying to decide between a ro 100 or the aquamax hob1. I've read that the aquamax is quieter and sits a little lower but is it worth the extra money? Is one less likely to overflow? I'm trying to prevent water flowing onto my floor...
  3. Marine Depot
    Adiós, organics! BIG Skimmer Sale TODAY! Adiós, organics! BIG Skimmer Sale TODAY! 10% off Protein Skimmers with coupon code PROTEIN. Ends Sunday! What makes a "good" protein skimmer?
  4. General classifieds
    If anybody has one let me know.
  5. Skimmers & other filtration
    Does anyone have or can give me feedback on this skimmer? My wife picked it up for me but I'm not finding any info on it. It is a Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB Thanks
  6. DIY Forum
    I have been considering adding a HOB skimmer to my tank, but everything seems so expensive for my tastes for such a small tank (10 gal) when I know I'll be upgrading to a bigger tank within the next year... so I started looking for DIY plans to save some money... I found this...
  7. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hey Guys, I am going to replace my current skimmer, and I am looking for suggestions. I have a 55gallon tank and want an HOB skimmer. Do you have any suggestions? I think my current one (ESHOPPS) is just a bad manufacture. People I have talked to have never had any problems with it, but...
  8. General classifieds
    Looking for an Aquamaxx HOB-1 for a friend. Let me know what you have and how much you want as well as how much shipping would be to 84037. Thanks!
  9. General Reef Discussion
    so i have the 46g bowfront im fixing to purchase the aquaticlife 4 bulb t5 fixture(ive heard great things) in the very near future i plan to order the reef octopus bh 1000 hob skimmer(also heard great things) i dont have a lfs(which sux) i should open one and get rich..lol, so i have to...
  10. General classifieds
    I am selling a Reef Octopus BH-1000 Skimmer. I used it on my 45 gal reef for about 18 months. It works great, but I added a sump and bought an in sump skimmer. I slightly modified the intake tube to allow better surface skimming, but it won't 't affect the performance at all. I am asking $140...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, im thinking of the best filtration method for my tank. I've read a lot, but want some experienced reefers opinions. Im basically thinking of removing my HOB FILTER to clear up the cluttered tank. Im leaving the skimmer on, since i did just purchase it. I have a 30 gallon tank...
  12. Triangle Reef Aquarium Club
    I am getting out of the hobby that I have been in for well over 10 years. I have too much going on and cant deal with saltwater anymore. I have a 1/4 hp aquarium chiller and heater for $250. It comes with the power head and hoses and everything to run and cool and heat your tank. I am also...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Very impressive, this is about 25hrs of collecting protein, and it is still breaking in.
  14. Reefing Equipment
    I have a 75 gallon tank that I'm about to set up FOWLR. I have a Bak-Pak Dual Pak HOB skimmer, 2 power heads and 2 heaters. What would be the best placemet for all of these?
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I just got the skimmer yesterday and had it setup and running last night no problems it was skimming and actually collecting stuff then this morning after lights on the bubbles quit going to the top of the cup and even with the collection cup all the way down it still wont skim is there...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, Just want to say thank you in advance have been following these forums since i started the hobby, and they have helped me all throughout the journey with many of my questions along the way. I have a river reef 94l and it has been setup for around 18 mos now, and have been thru...
  17. Skimmers & other filtration
    so i got my skimmer yesterday set it up and all is well. had some micro bubbles in the dt when i went to bed but woke up this morning and they stopped. thats right zero micro bubbles in the dt. i didn't use vinegar to break it in but in less than 24 hours it started pulling junk. had the cup...
  18. Skimmers & other filtration
    so i have had a 55 gallon tank up for a little over 3 months and i would like to add a skimmer (budget friendly) i have no sump. and i dont want to add one because the risk of flooding. i have a pretty tight budget right now and a very small bio load. 2 fish a manderin goby and a lawnmower...
  19. Skimmers & other filtration
    I'm replacing my skimmer with another HOB. I'm looking at the AquaMaxx, Remora, and the Octopus 100. Anybody have any suggestions:help: Thanks
  20. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello people, This is my first post and I wanted it to be as detailed as possible. I have a 100g tank and its a fish only tank with no live rock. I am planning to upgrade it to 200g in the near future. I don't have a sump as my aquarist didn't tell me anything about it. The current skimmer...
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