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Old 07-26-2004, 12:17 AM   #1
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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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Old 07-26-2004, 12:42 AM   #2
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You can buy skimmers really cheap -- probably cheaper than making them.

http://www.bigalsonline.com/catalog/...oduct_id=22133
http://www.bigalsonline.com/catalog/...oduct_id=25207
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Old 07-26-2004, 05:07 PM   #3
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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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