Coralife Super Skimmer 65

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    NaCIfishman

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    planning on getting on of these this week was wondering if anyone has experience with it.
    coralife seems to have a good rep but it's so much cheaper than others that it makes me wonder about it..
     
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    They are actually pretty junky, very hard to get skimming and are known for overflowing. I would go with another brand
     
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    I got a new one as a gift from my friend. Kinda difficult to adjust the bubble level but it did a great job so far (3 weeks). Do you have better suggestions? I got a 20g tank and 10g sum.
     
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    They are fine if they are working -- but like LittleFish said, I've seen more stories of that particular skimmer overflowing and flooding all of a sudden than any other piece of equipment. I recommend the Reef Octopus brand of skimmers, and if you are using an HOB skimmer, I had an Aqua C Remora for years that did great.
     
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    thanx for the heads up guys, i've been reading up on the remoras and the whole spray injection thing. does a bigger pump mean more bubbles/air or do you just need a bigger pump for a bigger tank ?
     
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    My cousin had one under his tank.. He got rid of it as soon as he could. Overflowed multiple times and was just flat out badly built.
     
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    It took almost one month to run stably. As Biffer said, it runs pretty well when it's good. I got a new replacement btw lol the new Remora Pro-S:bounce:
     
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    thanx for the replies. i've decided to go with the remora pro also; it should do well till my DIY sump/fuge is ready. I'm planning around an
    Aqua C EV-120 for it :bounce:
     
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    You can't go wrong with AquaC, feel free to take a look of newyorksteelo's review on AquaC products and also much more educational videos, really useful.

    1) www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yK4EvADwI8
    2) www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoCXi7M1zbY
     
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