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Old 12/24/2008, 06:02 AM   #1
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I-Tech Skimmer Club .

I recently purchased an I-Tech Skimmer , and man what an awesome skimmer it is . I got the XL model , with the Dart Gold Needle Wheel . This thing out performs anything I have seen first hand , and I have seen a lot of skimmers up close over the years . I know there are several others out there , that now owen I-Tech skimmers , so I started this thread . I love my I-Tech skimmer .




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Old 12/24/2008, 06:10 AM   #2
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Here are some pics of one of their smaller models I got to check out , while me XL was being built . This is less than a day , and a half on my lightly stocked 225 . These things are killer .


This is shortly after I cleaned the cup .



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Old 12/24/2008, 08:47 AM   #3
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does this company have website? or is it a lfs type of deal?


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Old 12/24/2008, 11:42 AM   #4
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i can find alot of pics right now but this is from when i ran the I-tech sm on my 60g system after 2.5 days.i had the small with aquabee pump and it worked like a champ.





here is the medium i tested out right after hooking it up(i have other shots but need to download them still)



and i currently run a large on my 60g,yeah i know its overkill but i have it in case i ever want a bigger tank.



custom B3 volute on my laguna pump(thanks Mike )i love this volute.



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Old 12/24/2008, 06:28 PM   #5
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coseal , If you want an e-mail address , send me a PM .


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Old 12/24/2008, 08:23 PM   #6
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Here's my I-Tech large.






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Old 12/24/2008, 08:40 PM   #7
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mflamb , nice . What pump does that one have ?

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Old 12/25/2008, 01:39 PM   #8
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Could someone please send me some info on this skimmer?
Tried Googling it but nothing.
thanks in advance.


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Old 12/25/2008, 01:58 PM   #9
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Can you post, if you have them, dimensions on the various sizes, and also what pump? If you have air draw numbers on the pumps that'd be fantastic too! Thanks.


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Old 12/25/2008, 02:37 PM   #10
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Here's my medium I-tech totally shredding.
www.ichthythings.com for store contact info.





ps...don't bust my bio-balls, I try not to fix what isn't broken


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Old 12/25/2008, 02:45 PM   #11
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wow- another cone! I never even heard of this one. Who is the retailer?


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Old 12/25/2008, 04:05 PM   #12
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I'm interested as well....where can we find more info (mgf/retailer)?

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Old 12/25/2008, 04:42 PM   #13
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What size is your skimmer ?


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Old 12/25/2008, 05:47 PM   #14
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What size is your skimmer ?

mavgi , My skimmer is an XL . Way Way over kill for my system .


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Old 12/25/2008, 05:57 PM   #15
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I got the size already , thanks enjoy it
Mine are big to and as you can see big or not they skim so i don't think that the rate size correct on all the skimmers in the market... IMO it's just rating that company put for their product...


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Old 12/25/2008, 05:58 PM   #16
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I know Fish and Other Ichthy Things in Tampa carries them. You can visit their website at ichthythings.com

Great store.


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Old 12/25/2008, 08:40 PM   #17
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I'm interested as well....where can we find more info (mgf/retailer)?

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http://www.ichthythings.com/


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Old 12/25/2008, 08:44 PM   #18
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Thank you Mr. Lamb of B.A.R.F.


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reefrubble :

What size is your skimmer ?

mavgi , My skimmer is an XL . Way Way over kill for my system .
For those without an I-Tech who want to know more, "small", "medium" etc really conveys very little information. While John is terrific and responds to emails immediately, it might be of use to those reading here if people could post some details on their skimmers, such as dimensions, pump(s) used, etc.

But the pics are certainly nice too!


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For those without an I-Tech who want to know more, "small", "medium" etc really conveys very little information. While John is terrific and responds to emails immediately, it might be of use to those reading here if people could post some details on their skimmers, such as dimensions, pump(s) used, etc.

But the pics are certainly nice too!
I don't know what the pump is. It has a custom volute. I'll measure the skimmer and post dimensions in a week or so when I take it out of the Rubbermaid Reef and put into the sump for the 300. I have a couple of Dwyer air flow meters. If I can find one, I'll meaure the flow.


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Old 12/26/2008, 07:26 PM   #21
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i just measured the medium today,it is 22.75" tall(with cup)and has an 8" diameter base with 3.5" neck.it was drawing 18w with the sicce on the kill-a-watt.i dont have a dwyer so dont know the air numbers.


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Old 12/26/2008, 08:10 PM   #22
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Thanks CMcNeil.

mflamb it's got to be a Laguna 1500 on yours.


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Old 12/26/2008, 08:26 PM   #23
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Here's my medium I-tech totally shredding.
www.ichthythings.com for store contact info.

ps...don't bust my bio-balls, I try not to fix what isn't broken
May I ask what size tank this is on and what their pricing is like on a model like this.


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I don't see any info on the V-tech on the site?


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Old 12/27/2008, 03:27 PM   #25
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This is what I'm getting as far as air intake .


This is the watts the Dart Gold is pulling .



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