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DIY SKIMMER/ s. extractor?

any way? to do this, or do this really cheap,
or is there a way to hook ip up to power filt?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-26-2004, 01:42 AM
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You can buy skimmers really cheap -- probably cheaper than making them.

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Yah .. I would buy one for that price... I don't think you can get much cheaper than that.

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define 'skimmer'
are you looking for a surface skimmer to grab leaves and stuff? or a protien skimmer?

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I'm pretty sure he's talking about a surface "extractor"...ie the Eheim extractor that sucks the film off the surface of the water.

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Well.. if he ain't.. then he is wasting his time. Protein skimmers don't work in freshwater tanks, well.

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Well.. if he ain't.. then he is wasting his time. Protein skimmers don't work in freshwater tanks, well.
Which is why I asked the question

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