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Stonesy 04-20-2012 07:10 AM

What is a skimmer?
 
Would someone educate me? What is a skimmer?

Thanks, Stonesy

Reefing Madness 04-20-2012 07:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stonesy (Post 1052946)
Would someone educate me? What is a skimmer?

Thanks, Stonesy

What Is Protein Skimming, and How Does It Work
Protein Skimmers


In a nut shell, it removes waste and organics from the water coumn before they can become an issue to the water quality.


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