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Old 01/07/2008, 10:19 PM
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octopus skimmer?

ok so ive bein looking for a skimmer and i came across a octopus 200 for like $240 i mean i thought this was a little cheap for a skimmer but its seems that a lot of people have these and like them a lot and it recomended a lot. im mean is this a good skimmer cuz it just seems to good to be true???
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Old 01/07/2008, 10:30 PM
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Thats not a good deal unless its a recirc'd nw200. Stock they are pretty decent, if you do a few simple mods they are great. You can still buy they for 179bux at www.diyreef.com well they have two left anyhow.
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Old 01/07/2008, 10:38 PM
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yea its a nw 200 sry
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Old 01/07/2008, 10:39 PM
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Is it a recirculating 200 or just the regular nw200?
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Old 01/07/2008, 10:58 PM
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thereefstop.com, or marinesolution.com has good prices on them even premiumaquatics.com
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Old 01/07/2008, 10:59 PM
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premium aquatics has the new extreme octopus skimmer, marinesolutions does also but they don't look the same as the other online pics.
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Old 01/09/2008, 02:43 PM
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wahts the diff between the nw recirculating 200 and the extreme 200
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:23 PM
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anyone know ???
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:38 PM
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That's like comparing a Toyota to a Lexus.
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Old 01/09/2008, 10:57 PM
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The extreme skimmer has a bubble diffuser as the main functional upgrade.
That is why they are not that much more expense than the normal recirculating skimmers. Should only be $15 more or so unless somebody is unloading old stock.


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Old 01/09/2008, 11:07 PM
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The extreme skimmer has a bubble diffuser as the main functional upgrade.
That is why they are not that much more expense than the normal recirculating skimmers. Should only be $15 more or so unless somebody is unloading old stock.


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No, the extremes are brand new skimmers. They are powered by a sicce pump that claims over 22 lpm of air.

http://www.marinesolutionsinc.com/ca...qtlv2k5nuhem34
http://www.marinesolutionsinc.com/ca..._48/index.html
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Old 01/09/2008, 11:10 PM
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You are correct I was thinking about the Premium not the extreme. Sorry about that.
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Old 01/09/2008, 11:11 PM
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those are msx skimmers, different than others, thereefstop.com and premium aquatics carry the octopus skimmer premium line made by coralvue and are a little different. We find out tomorrow i got the extreme int nw150 getting delivered tomorrow
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Old 01/11/2008, 11:48 PM
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french, how is the extreme 150 working for you?
 

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