Need Skimmer!

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  1. AprylWillis

    AprylWillis GPO Registered

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    Hi guys...I have some bad news. :cry:

    The skimmer has officially died. I need one desperately! I was wondering if anyone had a skimmer that they could sell from a previous tank, etc. I use a 55 gallon tank and I would be willing to pay through paypal.


    Please be VERY detailed with what you have.


    Make an offer!
     
  2. DHyslop

    DHyslop Architeuthis Supporter

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    You might have too small of an audience here to find what you're looking for. You might try eBay or Reefcentral's buy/sell/trade boards.

    Good luck!

    Dan
     
  3. AprylWillis

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    I see a skimmer I might buy on Ebay. It looks promising. It has to work better than what I paid for.
     
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    I am still up for people posting what skimmers they have to sell, or even give away. I know some people have skimmers they aren't using anymore.
     
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    I've never used the CSS but I suspect the 65 might be a touch small.
     
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    Try to find a needle wheel skimmer. Generally speaking they work better and are a lot less maintenance. I'm not even familiar with UltraLife.
     
  10. DHyslop

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    A needle-wheel skimmer will do a much better job than that airstone skimmer (even though it is monster-huge!). I understand cost is an issue, and even though this skimmer would get the job done (assuming the crack in it doesn't grow), I'd hold out for something a little better.

    I got my skimmer (an Aqua-Medic Turboflotor 1000) body for $5 used at a LFS sale and then I got a pump for it (Oceanrunner 3700) on eBay for $35. The airstone skimmer above will cost you about $50 including shipping.

    Dan
     
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    Update

    He's still healthy and eating regardless of the skimmer issue. I was just hoping someone might have a used skimmer they didn't need anymore from an extra tank. Thanks for the tips D.
     
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    BUILD ONE!!!!
     

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