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The sump is lr no bioballs.....the question is is there anyone running 2 protein skimmers???Im wondering If mine is going to big big enough to handle the load???? I was thinking of adding another one the same kind And running one dry and one wet???and letting the second one flow back into the 1st chamber??Is this a waste of money or should I leave it alone?
 

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Im assuming thats the larger css..... no, it wouldnt hurt to add another one. Thats not really a good skimmer for that size of tank and IDK if it is even rated for 210 gallons. I would get a bigger, better one all together such as the Bullet series, Euro reef, or Aqua C. They are more designed for larger tanks.
 

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here is what I currently have..

http://cgi.ebay.com/Coralife-Super-Skimmer-220-Gallon-NEW_W0QQitemZ7765396241QQihZ018QQcategoryZ46313QQssPageNameZWD1VQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

rated to 220 gallons its working very good...but still the water quality isnt up to par like I would like its been set up 2 weeks now...It may take more time...but whats going to happen when I add more stuff????bioload is going to go up???Im just wondering If I should add a second skimmer?? If not a better one. I was thinking 2 of the 220 rated skimmer should do the Job???
 

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There are people that run two!It depends on your load and haveing the right size skimmer and the only way to really tell is try a 2nd one and see if you get more out!
 

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I figures it wouldn't hurt...It should help. That way I can make sure I get all the bad stuff out of the water before it goes back in the tank....
 

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I was thinking of adding another one the same kind And running one dry and one wet???and letting the second one flow back into the 1st chamber??Is this a waste of money or should I leave it alone?
I think this is a great idea, I know one person running 2 skimmers, and he has a great tank, I have been thinking about doing the same lately.

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great idea indeed. Im assuming youre going to keep larger fish in that tank like tangs eventually, they poop alot & big, so I would get more skimming.
 

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thanks alot thats what Im going to do they are 169.00 well worth the money I think!
 
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