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Protein Skimmer

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Hello Everyone,

I am new to saltwater tanks and I am just about to purchase a 50 gallon tank and was wondering if anyone has purchased a skimmer from www.allpondsolutions.co.uk and if it was any good because they have internal protein skimmers for £50.

Thanks, Dan

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Reply #1

It might be ok, but personally i wouldn't skimp on the skimmer. Bubble Magus are good cheap skimmers, but would be double the price at least!

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Reply #2

Ok thank you I've just been looking at The Bubble Magus curve 5 which stats that It will work with tanks up to 500l but my tank is 220l, this may sound really stupid but surely it will be to powerful for my tank :)
Last Edit: Feb 9, 2018 3:12:27 pm by daniel04m

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Reply #3

Curve 3.5 is up to 300L, and thats what i ran on my sig 900 :)

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Reply #4

I had a curve 5 on 350l , ended up having to upgrade it , it would be a good skimmer for tank of your size .

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Reply #5

I'd rather over skimmed than under skimmed mate :)

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Reply #6

That skimmer in the original post is atrocious. It's as good as not having a skimmer, only without, you'll have fewer headaches.

The bubble magus curve 5 is an excellent skimmer.
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Reply #7

I have nothing good to say about all pond solutions


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Reply #8

I have rescently bought a bubble Magnus C3.5. I originally  bought an all in one setup from aqua one and it was amazing value to get me started but the aqua one skimmer that came with the package was loud.

My aqua one skimmer was a £70 rrp skimmer and pulled out plenty of good skimmate but was awkward to clean, loud and bulky.

The Bubble Magnus 3.5 (I have 12 litre tank) by contrast is quiet, sleek and reviews say it’s nice and easy to clean ( I haven’t had it long enough to clean yet).

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