good skimmer?

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    CPR AQUATIC, INC - Bak Pak 2R
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    a friend of mine is selling for $60, is it worth it? or would i be better off saving for a different one? anyone have this? pros/cons

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    I have it......bought if for $50 off my buddy, used.

    It seems to work good although I need to break down the pump & clean the internals. It does collect a fair amount of skim mate, though. Just a bit noisy.
     
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    how loud?
     
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    mine isnt loud. and its one of the older ones. about 5 years at least
     
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    I love my Reef Octopus skimmers I have both HOB models and they are great. Very quiet, dont run hot and dont give me bubbles or over flow issues.
     
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    how did you guys get rid of the bubbles in the tank? i have it now and im trying to get it running perfect
     
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    Sometimes it just takes time to break in. I think mine took about a week to really get going
     
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