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I have a 8 Gal LPS dominated reef tank. I'm planning on building the sump. I already have the tank for the sump which is a 5 Gal tank. My question is, which protein skimmer would fit best in my sump ?

 

https://www.tokopedia.com/aquastop/jebo-178-protein-skimmer

 

https://www.tokopedia.com/ikansapoesapoe/jebo-protein-skimmer-180-ii

 

https://www.tokopedia.com/ikansapoesapoe/resun-protein-skimmer-sk-300

 

https://www.tokopedia.com/abfaquatic/protein-skimmer-resun-sk-05-aquarium-laut

 

P.S. I'm picking these not because they're cheap but rather because these are the only ones that can fit in my stand

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rog2961

just run without skimmer

 

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Armaghanyan

what about this one?

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Halo_003

When I ran a 5G sump I had a Simplicity DC 120 in it, seemed to work pretty well in that size space.

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OPtasia

You won't need it. Your biggest challenge is going to be keeping your water parameters stable in that sized nano. Especially if this is an SPS tank. I'd just do regular 25% water changes once a week and test for cal/alk/MG/NO4. 

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The Reef Novice
1 hour ago, OPtasia said:

You won't need it. Your biggest challenge is going to be keeping your water parameters stable in that sized nano. Especially if this is an SPS tank. I'd just do regular 25% water changes once a week and test for cal/alk/MG/NO4. 

I agree you don’t need a protein skimmer for such a small tank, just do water changes and you will be good to go.

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