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Old 11/15/2007, 07:19 PM   #1
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Nano Skimmer

Anyone out there running a skimmer in their nano cube? I have a 24 gallon nano cube and would like to add a skimmer. I would like to keep the factory canopy but not sure if that will be possible. Anyone know if there is a skimmer that will fit in the tank and yet still be able to use the factory canopy?


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Old 11/15/2007, 07:46 PM   #2
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Look into the Saphire Skimmers, www.nanotuners.com - Look in the Protein Skimmer section of that site.


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Old 11/15/2007, 08:01 PM   #3
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Also, if you're patient, Euroreef is designing and testing a nano skimmer now that looks pretty promising.


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Old 11/15/2007, 09:03 PM   #4
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Nano Skimmer

I have a NC24, and bought a Sapphire 2 months ago. It produces some decent skimmate but takes a little tweaking to get the flow right. If you don't already have a surface skimmer, you'll need one to keep the water level's right in the rear chambers. That has a huge effect on how well a Sapphire will work back there. The good news is, the Sapphire will fit and you can close the factory hood.

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Old 11/15/2007, 10:17 PM   #5
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i was at my LFS yesterday...and they actually had a biocube skimmer.....and from the looks of it...it skimmed quite well


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Old 11/16/2007, 01:20 PM   #6
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I have a Fission Nano-Protein Skimmer on My BC 29 that works great an it's pretty cheap....


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Old 11/16/2007, 01:35 PM   #7
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I know CPR makes one custom for a BC29. Not sure about the Nano Cube.


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Old 11/16/2007, 07:08 PM   #8
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I have a Fission Nano-Protein Skimmer on My BC 29 that works great an it's pretty cheap....
I just got mine. All its doing right now is the collection cup is filling with water. How'd you get yours to do right?


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