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Old 06-10-2019, 12:32 PM
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Skimmer for 24 g cube

Hello,
I'm having trouble to pick the skimmer for my 24g cube tank.
It's gonna be a SPS tank. Many of them are way oversized.
It has to be in-sump skimmer.
So far I' considering:

1- Tunze 9004
2- Aquamaxx Ws-1
3 - IceCap K2-50
4 - Any other one I didn't mention here.

Thank you!
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Old 06-10-2019, 01:48 PM
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Aquamaxx ws1 or reef octopus classic 110
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Old 06-10-2019, 02:35 PM
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Aquamaxx ws1 or reef octopus classic 110
Thanks. I thought about the reef octopus 110 as well but it seemed too oversized to me.
I was afraid it couldn’t break in with a bio load from a 24 g tank.
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Old 06-10-2019, 02:38 PM
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I’m using icecap k1 nano in my 15 gallon cube with mix reef and all my sps doing great. I’m trying to say that bigger is better and for future
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Old 06-10-2019, 05:03 PM
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The tunze 9004 is a great skimmer, as is the Aquamaxx. By the way, bigger is not always better for skimmers. You want the skimmer to be properly matched to the system. If it’s too big it will be inconsistent.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:50 AM
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I had a tough time searching for a skimmer that had a small foot print for my Waterbox 40.1 which is roughly 22~24 gallon cube. I know that I wanted a DC skimmer so my choices were Tunze DC 9004
Simplicity DC120
Skimz SN127

I ended up getting the Skimz, took a long time to break in which is what I read about with these skimmers and it's been working great for a year now.
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Old Yesterday, 03:36 PM
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I picked the Aquamaxx ws1. One of the reasons is because of the small footprint, it fits perfectly in my sump. i'm opening a new thread tough because there is a piece of bubble wrap inside and it seems odd to me. Thanks.
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