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  1. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hi All, I'm trying to decide if getting an external skimmer is worth double the price. I'm a beginner and setting up a 55 gallon from scratch. My end goal is to get corals but that is not happening anytime soon but I want to have that option. I have no space shortage so I can set this up near...
  2. Reefing Equipment
    Has anyone used a NextReef NXS1 series protein skimmer before? I currently have an older DAS (Dutch Aquaria Systems) recirculating skimmer, it's basically a Deltec DAS licensed them from Deltec. The problem is I can't get pump parts for it. Last year the impeller shaft broke and I got lucky...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Does anyone have experience plumbing an external skimmer? I am looking at the coralvue DNWB250, and I know after calling them that I need a 750 gph feed pump and 1.5" piping, but the guy said something about "venting the return pipes" and I'm not sure what he means. Does he mean installing...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Can't get it to not blow the micro-bubbles out from the outlet. All the bubbles are making their way into my display tank. Is this normal? Or is there a way to adjust so less or no bubbles come out of the outlet back into my sump...
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