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  1. Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    I have been browsing various web pages looking for a HOB protein skimmer for my 36 gallon bowfront that is in a TV recess in the wall. From what I could tell the HOB models seem to stand ten to twelve inches above the aquarium. I'm sure the wife would not be too crazy about that. Is there a...
  2. Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    I'm in the very beginning steps of turning my 37gallon tank into a saltwater tank. I am not able to have a sump and I can't decide on which skimmer to buy. I'm looking at Reef Octopus BH 1000 Hang on Back Protein Skimmer by CoralVue - AquaCave and AquaC Remora Hang-On Protein Skimmer but I am...
  3. Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I have a 10 gallon marine tank, yes I know thats small, that has 3lbs live rock and will soon have about 2 fish or so and anemones. Is a protein skimmer more necessary because of my tank size or can I do without it with regular water changes?
  4. Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    Hi All, I'm looking to set up my first marine fish tank, with live rock/sand and possibly a few soft corals. Having read up on the equipment needed I've made a list of what I think needs buying but before I go ahead can anyone advise on whether this looks correct?? I'm seriously confused so...
  5. Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    Hi all - I have not posted much on the forum, but I do a lot of my research here. I have a question that I hope to get some insight on below: Tank - Red Sea Max 34G Problem - Bubbles coming out of return when protein skimmer is on Possible causes: Dosing with red slime remover Tank is ~ 3...
  6. Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I didn't know where to post this in the other thread or here. I haven't aquascaped or added anything to disturb the sand in almost 3 days now..and my water is still cloudy. In fact, it seems a little cloudier today than yesterday. All my powerheads are pointing slightly upward, so I'm not sure...
  7. Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    Will two smaller protein skimmers work rather than one large one ? i.e my tank is 100 gal will two 50 gal skimmer do the job ?
  8. Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    Hello, I just purchased a hang-on refugium with skimmer from CPR. Everything is working great, I have the collection cup lowered to the base of the collection area about an inch above the bottom of the cone, but the skimmer after 24 hours has not collected anything. I see the foam/bubbles...
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