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Thread: Filter Socks?

  1. Question Filter Socks?


    0 Not allowed!
    Hello again,

    I am in the middle of setting up a 135 gallon saltwater aquarium, I have a huge protein skimmer, the octopus 6000SSS, its large, and it takes up most of the room in my sump, makes it very difficult to get to the filter socks. I have read a lot in the past week about aquariums, equipment, and marine life, I have also come across people who prefer not to use filter socks, is this something I could do in my tank?

    Thank you for your time and input.

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    0 Not allowed!
    If you can set-up three baffles to make a bubble trap between your skimmer and the drain line from the main tank, then you could easily do without the filter socks.

    Having micro bubble in the same compartment as your skimmer can effect how well the skimmer works
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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