Recommendation for Skimmer for 120 gallons

paulopacheco

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BRS Member
#3
Hey Mike thank you very much man, I'm new on this and I have a guy specialist from Pecto in saltwater that is going to build this week the sump and skimmer. But I don't have the money right now ($400) to buy one since I spent already a lot on the aquarium and rocks.
I have a question, he said the one I mentioned from Nyos, you regulate once the air and everything and it's done, you don't need to bother anymore. How is this one you are selling? Do you need to keep changing the setup? How is the condition? is new? Also where you are man? Can I get today or tomorrow? I'm in Winthrop, ma. Thank you very much for your help and sorry for many questions
 

Bao

Non-member
#4
For skimmers, it doesn't matter which skimmers you have, you have to play around and adjust them quite a bit before they are stable. With the more experiences people, they can judge the water level, the air amount that the skimmer pull in and the amount of dirt in the water and they set and adjust the skimmer accordingly. As you are new to this hobby, don't expect to buy something and set once and forget about it, you will be disappointed. A new tank with few fishes doesn't need skimmer right away, you can get away with just water change. So save up the money and buy the skimmer that you want.
 

paulopacheco

Well-Known Member
BRS Member
#5
For skimmers, it doesn't matter which skimmers you have, you have to play around and adjust them quite a bit before they are stable. With the more experiences people, they can judge the water level, the air amount that the skimmer pull in and the amount of dirt in the water and they set and adjust the skimmer accordingly. As you are new to this hobby, don't expect to buy something and set once and forget about it, you will be disappointed. A new tank with few fishes doesn't need skimmer right away, you can get away with just water change. So save up the money and buy the skimmer that you want.
Wow Bao that was amazing tips. And I have no words to thank you for the time you took to write this message my friend. By knowing people lives in crazy busy times. Thanks again