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ahuaia
05/17/2017, 12:20 PM
I have a 10 gallon tank with no hidden back and no sump so if I get a protein skimmer it has to be in the tank so I was wondering what is the smallest protein skimmer I could put in my tank? I want something very small that won't be to much of an eye sore if I can't find one I'll just go without one. Any ideas?

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HaKs310
05/17/2017, 12:44 PM
No protein skimmer needed in a 10g tank. Weekly or Bi-weekly water changes will suffice.

ahuaia
05/17/2017, 12:47 PM
I know but I was really wanting to up the amount of livestock I could put in and was thinking a protein skimmer would help with that

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HaKs310
05/17/2017, 03:27 PM
Stocking choices are already limited for nanos, what were you planning to house?

ahuaia
05/17/2017, 04:01 PM
Not completely sure yet I just wanted to keep my options open I'm more concerned about my coral I'm already maxed on fish

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ahuaia
05/17/2017, 04:03 PM
I'm going mostly lps at least for now

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ahuaia
05/17/2017, 04:03 PM
I might go with a few softies and maybe one sps latter on

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Seattle_Reef
05/17/2017, 04:06 PM
What about a hang off the back skimmer?

ahuaia
05/17/2017, 04:08 PM
That could work as well any suggestions on brands or specific models.

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ReefWreak
05/18/2017, 03:32 PM
Aquamaxx HOB is usually recommended. The Aquaticlife 115 is cheap and in-tank if you want to go that route.

ahuaia
05/18/2017, 03:54 PM
Thanks

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journeyman
05/19/2017, 08:48 AM
Reef octopus ns-80 is a good low cost hang on back skimmer.

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