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Old 01/08/2008, 12:26 AM
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Down to three protein skimmers

I have been doing some research on a few protein skimmers for m 210 FOWLR tank and I have narrowed it down to three: ASM G-5, G-6, or (leaning towards) Euro-reef RS250. I do not know as much about the ASM models so if anyone is using one/has used one please give me as much information as you can to make my decision the most informed one possible. Thank you.
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Old 01/08/2008, 12:34 AM
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I vote for Euro Reef
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Old 01/08/2008, 12:56 AM
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I just replaced my ER with a Reeflo Orca 250. Thats what I would get.
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Old 01/08/2008, 01:25 AM
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Euro-Reef for sure, just went through the same looking for a skimmer for my new setup and between ASM, Octopus and Euro-Reef I decided on the ER and couldn't be happier!
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Old 01/08/2008, 01:53 AM
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Out of those would also go ER.
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Old 01/08/2008, 05:52 AM
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euro is getting ready for some changes wait until they make there BIG announcement wed check the sponser forum
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Old 01/08/2008, 06:22 AM
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I have a asmg6 it works pretty well, I did the gate mod and rec mod..for the price it is a decent skimmer
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Old 01/08/2008, 11:50 PM
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If the euro-reef announcement is not a big deal tomorrow, looks like I'm going to order the RS 250. Anyone have any suggestions as to where to order from? The cheapest I've found so far is $475 plus 13.13 shipping from aquariumsupplycompany.com.
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Old 01/09/2008, 04:13 AM
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I ordered mine from premiumaquatics.com, they price matched the best deal I could find on them and had it instock when I needed it.

Customer service rocks from Premium Aquatics too which of course, is always a plus.
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Old 01/09/2008, 09:27 AM
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I have a RS-135 and love it.
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Old 01/09/2008, 11:34 AM
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I have dealt with plenty of ASMs and don't think I'll be dealing with anymore. I'd get the ER I prefer the recirc models myself. But like others said the reeflo orcas or what about DAS. Good skimmers, low electricity etc etc. So many options.
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Old 01/09/2008, 11:42 AM
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Is the RS-250 bettor than the new extreme 250 with the sicce pump? also, does the RS line come with an external skimmer?
I'm debating between a euro250 and a MT-HSA 250.

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Old 01/09/2008, 10:17 PM
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Down to the RS 250 and the ATI Bubble Master 250. I have gotten a number of different opinions on the two and I guess it comes down to who likes what. But has anyone tried both and noticed a difference? I know the ATI BM is more money, but I'm looking for quality and I've heard great things about both.
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Old 01/11/2008, 12:40 PM
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You should go with the Euro Reef - good skimmers.
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Old 01/11/2008, 01:42 PM
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try a aqua-euro classic 250 i just ordered mine for 218.00 shipped. It looks to be an incredible skimmer.
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Old 01/11/2008, 01:45 PM
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Why not look into an Xtreme 200 or 250?
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Old 01/12/2008, 03:43 AM
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I'm with Vader on this one, why not check out the MSX Xtreme skimmers... its like the clones of the bubble master even with the Sicce Pumps!

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