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What is the Berlin Sump?


The Berlin Sump is the most basic type of aquarium sumps and consists of a 20-30 gallon tank, protein skimmer, live rock, and a pump.

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What are the benefits of having an aquarium sump?


Aquarium sumps offer many benefits:
  • You can put different types of equipment (like protein skimmer) there
  • You can put filtration there
  • It increases the amount of water volume in the aquarium
  • Provides additional aeration
  • Keeps the water levels stable
  • Keeps the surface of the water clean

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What maintenance does a protein skimmer require?


Protein skimmers that use a water pump need to have their pump serviced regularly. You will also have to clean the collection cup from you skimmer on a regular basis. Depending on your tank load you may need to do it as often as once a day or once a month.

Aug 30, 2012 | A H Fabrications Fish

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Which types of skimmer set ups there are?


There are four main types of set-ups for skimmers, the In-tank, the hang-on-tank, the in sump and the free standing skimmers.

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What is a protein skimmer?


A protein skimmer is a device which removes organics in your tank by way of mass air bubbles. When the water passes through the skimmer, the air bubbles it produces allows the chemical compounds of organics to attach to the bubbles and ride to the surface where the gunk is collected.

Aug 30, 2012 | A H Fabrications Fish

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How does the Red Sea C-skim works?


I own the Red Sea C-skim 1200 protein skimmer. I can tell you that mine have two pumps, one to power the needle wheel and another to move the water from the tank through the skimmer then back to the tank.

Aug 30, 2012 | A H Fabrications Fish

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What are the top skimmers picks?


The five most recommended aquarium skimmers are: Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000 blue hang-on skimmer, Aqua C Remora protein skimmer, AquaticLife internal mini skimmer 115, Eshopps hang-on tank protein skimmer and the Lee's Counter Current protein skimmer. Each has its own benefit.

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How does a salt water sump work?


A sump skimmer is a very popular skimmer because it savesspace as opposed to some other types of skimmers on the market. Sumps are always outside of the tank. Here is a link to a great blog explaining howa salt water sump works with some helpful pictures:http://www.brettsreef.com/how-a-saltwater-aquarium-sump-works/

May 13, 2012 | Fish

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How does a protein skimmer work?


Skimmers are very usefultools but are often forgone because of their bulk. Essentially, aquarium skimmers remove wastefrom your tank by producing bubbles that filter the undesirable material outand therefore lighten the load for the filter. They are generally used in saltwater tanks.

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