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Old 04/21/2008, 01:43 PM   #1
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Protein Skimmer Recomendation for 150 gallon SPS Aquarium.

Hello everyone, what would be your recommendation for a Protein Skimmer going to be used on a 150 gallon SPS Aquarium?


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Old 04/21/2008, 02:35 PM   #2
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MSX 200.


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Old 04/21/2008, 03:24 PM   #3
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Old 04/21/2008, 03:41 PM   #4
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Re: Protein Skimmer Recomendation for 150 gallon SPS Aquarium.

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Hello everyone, what would be your recommendation for a Protein Skimmer going to be used on a 150 gallon SPS Aquarium?
What's your budget?


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Old 04/21/2008, 03:45 PM   #5
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Not really focusing on a budget just looking for the best model for my range. This also doesn't mean that I'm going to purchased experimental equipment for a 1000 gallon setup. LOL


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Old 04/21/2008, 03:49 PM   #6
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MSX 200.
What he said!


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Old 04/21/2008, 03:54 PM   #7
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The MSX-200 Protein Skimmer resembles the ASM G Series of Protein Skimmers are they similar?


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Old 04/21/2008, 04:02 PM   #8
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I run a H&S 200-1260 and I like it a lot. Its used on my 110 gallon tank, which it might be a little big for but I have always liked to skim aggressively. I am always surprised at how much junk it pulls out for the amount of food that I feed. There are a lot of very good skimmers on the market, for me the decision came down to getting one from a company with a good reputation and minimal maintenance. I didn't want a skimmer that would be outdated or obsolete in a year or two. So far my H&S as served me very well and hasn't required me to fiddle with it, which is exactly what I wanted.


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Old 04/21/2008, 04:54 PM   #9
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ATB Small, BK SM200, & MSX-200

In that order..

You can't go wrong with any of these, just depends on what you want to spend.


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Old 04/21/2008, 04:58 PM   #10
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The MSX-200 Protein Skimmer resembles the ASM G Series of Protein Skimmers are they similar?
Not at all! The MSX will blow the asm away.

No skimmer under $1000 can could close to it performance. People on here are getting 1250lph from these skimmers. That is a crazy amount of air!


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The MSX-200 Protein Skimmer resembles the ASM G Series of Protein Skimmers are they similar?
No, ASM not even in the same ballpark..
MSX-200 is about/if not, the best skimmer you can buy for under $500..


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Old 04/21/2008, 05:00 PM   #12
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since your not on a budget i would suggest a del-tec i own three of them and i seem to get the best results from them compared to everything else i've owned


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Not at all! The MSX will blow the asm away.

No skimmer under $1000 can could close to it performance. People on here are getting 1250lph from these skimmers. That is a crazy amount of air!
Well, I'll admit he's 1/2 right


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Old 04/21/2008, 05:07 PM   #14
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Oh i should of made it clear I was talking about skimmers that don't run on magic pixie dust. With those skimmers:

950lph + magic pixie dust = 1900 LPH.

As you can see this magic pixie dust is really powerful stuff. It turn an "average" skimmer into....


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Old 04/21/2008, 08:29 PM   #15
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What is a MSX skimmer where do you buy one? Thanks in advance


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Old 04/21/2008, 08:48 PM   #16
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I would go for an H&S skimmer over a Deltec any day. The Deltecs are just overpriced H&S skimmers. The ATB skimmers are likely to be better than the H&S. JMO


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What is a MSX skimmer where do you buy one? Thanks in advance
google msx200 and it's like the second thing,
or just go to
www.marinesolutionsinc.com


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Old 04/22/2008, 01:56 AM   #18
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The MSX 200 is a very nice skimmer. I really like mine alot!


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