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Old 12/16/2018, 04:56 PM   #1
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Small footprint skimmers

After doing some research into small footprint skimmers to fit my small sump, I came across a few options:

1. Eshopps S-120
2. Deltec 600i/SC1351
3. Tunze 9012

Any comments between these 3 or any other better alternatives within the price range that I missed?

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Old 12/16/2018, 05:26 PM   #2
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Add Aquamaxx WS-1. Great little skimmer.


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Old 12/16/2018, 05:28 PM   #3
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How big is your tank?


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Old 12/16/2018, 06:30 PM   #4
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How big is your tank?
Sorry, should have included that info - my tank is 50g.

The skimmer compartment approx 6.5" x 9".


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Old 12/16/2018, 06:50 PM   #5
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Look at the IceCap K2-120. It has a footprint of 5.1Ēx7Ē and comes with a standard Sicce PSK-200 needlewheeel pump. Also constructed of thick cast acrylic and titanium screws. Donít pay attention to its ratings as I t has a 4 inch or so diameter body so it would be perfectly sized for a heavily stocked 50 gallon tank IMO.


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Old 12/17/2018, 05:22 PM   #6
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Old 12/17/2018, 08:44 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the suggestions! Seem like there is a decent number of options to consider


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Old 12/17/2018, 10:30 PM   #8
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Deltec is a great skimmer used one in my small setup and one dialed in no problems


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Old 12/18/2018, 10:58 AM   #9
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You could also look at the Icecap K1 130. it has a footprint of 7.3" x 5.6". That is the one I am going to use on my new 90 mixed reef.


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Old 01/04/2019, 06:20 AM   #10
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Tunze 9012

I love the Tunze 9012. I have one skimming my 200 gal and 150 gal mixed reefs both with fairly heavy fish load. And even the acros do well. Both are sumpfree in tank setups. Simple and floodfree. Roger at Tunze provides unparalleled customer service. He advised me to go for the dc version as it is more adjustable and more powerful


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Old 01/06/2019, 06:19 PM   #11
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Believe or not, I actually managed to squeeze in a Tunze 9410 skimmer into that space. But I had to push the outlet pipe and pump intake close to each other.


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Old 01/06/2019, 06:28 PM   #12
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The Tunze 9410 is one helluva skimmer. Good choice!


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Reef Octopus Classic 110 Space Saver Skimmer - 6x8


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Old 03/22/2019, 08:50 PM   #14
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I'm leaning toward a Deltec myself. 600i or the newer version.


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Old 03/22/2019, 09:47 PM   #15
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Reef octopus 110 space saver
6.1 x 7.87
Itís an awesome skimmer,been using it on my 60 gallon cube for years..


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Old 03/22/2019, 10:46 PM   #16
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Almost sounds like I should look at the RO 110 space saver!


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Old 03/23/2019, 12:05 AM   #17
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Itís a great skimmer!


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