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Old 01/05/2009, 01:49 PM   #76
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Can someone provide a link to these skimmers. I searched on google and was unable to find them.


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Old 01/05/2009, 02:59 PM   #77
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that is a good price, put a sicce pump for another 150.00 (w/shipping) and you've got a cone skimmer for 350.00.

What do you guys think of the rating, tank wise for the small?


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Old 01/05/2009, 03:08 PM   #78
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that is a good price, put a sicce pump for another 150.00 (w/shipping) and you've got a cone skimmer for 350.00.

What do you guys think of the rating, tank wise for the small?
Agreed, I'd imagine a pinwheel sicce with a cone skimmer to be good up to 150-200gal on a decently stocked system.


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Old 01/05/2009, 08:46 PM   #79
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Can someone provide a link to these skimmers. I searched on google and was unable to find them.
http://www.ichthythings.com/
You will not find the skimmers here, but use the contact info and John will fill you in.


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Old 01/05/2009, 08:53 PM   #80
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any one have more pics of the small ones?


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Old 01/05/2009, 11:34 PM   #81
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http://www.ichthythings.com/
You will not find the skimmers here, but use the contact info and John will fill you in.
This the only place to get them?


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Old 01/06/2009, 12:15 AM   #82
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Tunze has two new hydrofoamer pumps the 9410 and 9420 the 9420 goes in a 8'' diam. and 22''tall skimmer so I think if would be OK for the small. They are suppose to hit the market in a week or two. I believe the 9420 is about 180 dollars.


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Old 01/06/2009, 06:13 AM   #83
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any one have more pics of the small ones?
I should receive mine tomorrow, will post pics and dimensions..


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Old 01/06/2009, 07:23 AM   #84
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This the only place to get them?
Yes. These skimmers are still in the Design Phase. Please contact John for more info and preliminary pricing. There is a "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the web page, their email address is included in it.


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Old 01/09/2009, 12:17 AM   #85
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I should receive mine tomorrow, will post pics and dimensions..

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Old 01/09/2009, 12:38 AM   #86
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I'm just curious with all the talk of design, if these skimmers are offering any innovations? Aside from slightly different dimensions, they look to be exact replicas of ATBs. Not that that would make them bad skimmers, in fact, it would likely make them pretty darn good (as it seems from the pics), but I'm just wondering if there are any new features here. TIA.


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Old 01/09/2009, 07:08 AM   #87
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I'm just curious with all the talk of design, if these skimmers are offering any innovations? Aside from slightly different dimensions, they look to be exact replicas of ATBs. Not that that would make them bad skimmers, in fact, it would likely make them pretty darn good (as it seems from the pics), but I'm just wondering if there are any new features here. TIA.
To me it also looks to be a very similar design to the ATB. I think the big factor here is cost. These skimmers will be much better priced than the ATB with similar if not equal quality IMO.


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Old 01/09/2009, 08:30 AM   #88
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Yea the price seems to be the driver. I don't have $800 to drop on an ATB "economy" skimmer.


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Old 01/09/2009, 08:38 AM   #89
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I got mine, and let me tell you this skimmer is excellent, the build quality and the design at such an affordable price with great customer service, John is a terrific guy to deal with. I installed it last night and there is about 1/2 of skimmate in the cup already... It's doing better than my BK mini 180..

VIVA I-TECH, BK MINI 180 FOR SALE SOON...


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Old 01/09/2009, 09:50 AM   #90
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leonel04-Let see some pics.


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Old 01/09/2009, 09:57 AM   #91
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leonel04-what pump are you using on the skimmer.


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Old 01/09/2009, 07:39 PM   #92
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Yea the price seems to be the driver. I don't have $800 to drop on an ATB "economy" skimmer.
That's the price for the I-Tech Large ready to plug and play.


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Old 01/09/2009, 11:57 PM   #93
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What is the foot print of the large?


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Old 01/10/2009, 09:11 AM   #94
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Does anyone know the tank size capability theses skimmers can handle. Like how much can the model 100,200,400 handle


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Old 01/11/2009, 10:28 AM   #95
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Hi All,
Sorry for the delay on the pics guys, here it is next to the BK Mini 180 28 hours after initial set up, see the amount of skimmate compare to 4 days of skimmate on the BK...

Leo


http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/...MMER_003-1.jpg

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Old 01/11/2009, 11:15 AM   #96
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Ha and nobody beleived me reccomending the small ATB cone over the Mini 180....

Nice pic leonel


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Old 01/11/2009, 11:47 AM   #97
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leonel04: what size did you get? also what pump


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Old 01/11/2009, 01:21 PM   #98
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Sorry for the delay on the pics guys, here it is next to the BK Mini 180 28 hours after initial set up, see the amount of skimmate compare to 4 days of skimmate on the BK...

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Old 01/11/2009, 04:21 PM   #99
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leonel04: what size did you get? also what pump
He said the small with a Sedra. I'd assume it's the 3500. That's the one I put in my "order" for. I'm going to take the Sedra off of my ASM G1X. It better be quite the step up from the ASM. Judging by those pics though it seems like a no brainer.


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Old 01/11/2009, 09:37 PM   #100
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Thanks for the pics, I'm still learning how to play around this thing....

Thanks again..

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