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Old 12/27/2008, 02:29 PM   #26
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Old 12/27/2008, 03:08 PM   #27
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that is some nice airflow, very suprising !!

The cone makes a difference


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Old 12/27/2008, 03:11 PM   #28
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what is the model number of that dwyer


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Old 12/27/2008, 03:35 PM   #29
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Paulairduck , Thank you for the kind words .

The Dwyer flowmeter model # is S42M

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Old 12/27/2008, 04:33 PM   #30
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Hi Brandan,
My medium I-tech is on my 150 gallon display, with approx 25 fuge & 30 sump. Powered by I-tech Sicce pump. It feel it to be perfect for my system.


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Old 12/27/2008, 06:01 PM   #31
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Hi Brandan,
My medium I-tech is on my 150 gallon display, with approx 25 fuge & 30 sump. Powered by I-tech Sicce pump. It feel it to be perfect for my system.
Do you have any pics , of it running ?

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Old 12/27/2008, 06:06 PM   #32
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Do you have any pics , of it running ?

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Sorry , I see the pic now .

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Old 12/27/2008, 06:23 PM   #33
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What are the skimmer prices for 125g to 200g tank?


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Old 12/27/2008, 06:27 PM   #34
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What are the skimmer prices for 125g to 200g tank?
For Prices go here .
www.ichthythings.com


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Old 12/27/2008, 06:37 PM   #35
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For Prices go here .
www.ichthythings.com
I do not see any prices on there site.
Hell I don't even see the I-tech Skimmer mention.


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Old 12/27/2008, 06:45 PM   #36
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You need to contact them .


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Old 12/27/2008, 06:56 PM   #37
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I do not see any prices on there site.
Hell I don't even see the I-tech Skimmer mention.
Contact John from the site and he will give you the all the info.


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Old 12/27/2008, 07:02 PM   #38
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Why are the prices kept so secret? They are close now and wont be open till Monday.
I don't get why people are so afraid to mention prices, its one of the important talking point of a Equipment being considered.

I don't care how good it is, if no one can afford it, then it useless.



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Old 12/27/2008, 07:31 PM   #39
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Why are the prices kept so secret? They are close now and wont be open till Monday.
I don't get why people are so afraid to mention prices, its one of the important talking point of a piece of a Equipment.

I don't care how good it is, if no one can afford it, then it useless.
None of these skimmers are the final production models and the prices are subject to change. As design constraints are changed and met, so will equipment and price. John at ICHTHY is great, he will answer your questions and will probably respond to an email on the weekend most likely. Please email him if you would like more information. There is a "Contact Us" link at the bottom of their page that includes their email.


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Old 12/27/2008, 07:36 PM   #40
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Thank you Branden , Very well put .


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Old 12/27/2008, 08:45 PM   #41
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Yep. No secret. No mass production either.

If I change my skimmer, as my tinkering self might decide to do, I'd either get an I-Tech cone or an ETSS.


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Old 12/28/2008, 08:29 AM   #42
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Why are the prices kept so secret? They are close now and wont be open till Monday.
I don't get why people are so afraid to mention prices, its one of the important talking point of a Equipment being considered.

I don't care how good it is, if no one can afford it, then it useless.
no secrets,just some people have more info than others.the skimmers are locally made in small numbers for FAOIS.the medium with sicce motor runs around $530.if you email John(the store owner)he will respond back to you quickly and with all the info availible on sizes/pumps/prices.


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Old 12/28/2008, 02:57 PM   #43
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Well maybe not secrets, but it seems you guys are afraid of the MODS in here. I am fairly new to this site, and so far, they seem to be doing a great job.

Its all about common sense, posting a price about a product is not a evil thing to do, its part of the decision making in deciding if a product is worth buying.

Lets get back on track, here some specs i got.

The "medium" or model 200 is powered by the stock CoralVue PSK2500 with a needle wheel impeller. Air draw is approximately 600 lph at 18 watts through a removable bubble plate. The impeller is fairly well balanced so noise is minimal but to ensure quality each unit is run of several hours prior to sale. They're ruggedly built in America from 1/8" wall acrylic tube, 3/16" clear and 3/8" PVC. All chemical and physical heat welds are professionally done. Three titanium screws allow for the units to be completely broken down. It is an internal skimmer and the sump's water level should be a constant 6"-8". Physical dimensions are 22 ¾" in height with a footprint of 11 ¼" x 8 ½". An extra 3/8" clearance is needed for collection cup removal. Cost with the Sicce is $529 plus applicable taxes and shipping.
An alternate skimmer motor should be available soon from Tunze.

Lets talk about this Skimmer, I know some of you have them already, well the prototype.
How are they doing so far?

BTW, my email was sent to John last night and he answer around midnight. Any LFS looking at email that late and answer them has my respect.


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Old 12/28/2008, 11:35 PM   #44
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Thanks luisagos. I think I would be interested in the pump from Tunze Do you think it is the new new 9420 pump or the 9410 pump, Thanks in advance


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Old 12/29/2008, 12:06 AM   #45
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I be honest I do not know the answer, but my guess it would be the 9420 pump, from what I understand he getting one of the first batch of the pumps, so it seems to be the new one.

I am going to visit the LFS, maybe today to get more data.


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Old 12/29/2008, 08:33 AM   #46
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Aren't the Tunze pumps just Sicce PSK-2500s? I've never heard tell that they are anything else. Or, are they switching to something else?


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Well maybe not secrets, but it seems you guys are afraid of the MODS in here. I am fairly new to this site, and so far, they seem to be doing a great job.

Its all about common sense, posting a price about a product is not a evil thing to do, its part of the decision making in deciding if a product is worth buying.

Lets get back on track, here some specs i got.

The "medium" or model 200 is powered by the stock CoralVue PSK2500 with a needle wheel impeller. Air draw is approximately 600 lph at 18 watts through a removable bubble plate. The impeller is fairly well balanced so noise is minimal but to ensure quality each unit is run of several hours prior to sale. They're ruggedly built in America from 1/8" wall acrylic tube, 3/16" clear and 3/8" PVC. All chemical and physical heat welds are professionally done. Three titanium screws allow for the units to be completely broken down. It is an internal skimmer and the sump's water level should be a constant 6"-8". Physical dimensions are 22 ¾" in height with a footprint of 11 ¼" x 8 ½". An extra 3/8" clearance is needed for collection cup removal. Cost with the Sicce is $529 plus applicable taxes and shipping.
An alternate skimmer motor should be available soon from Tunze.

Lets talk about this Skimmer, I know some of you have them already, well the prototype.
How are they doing so far?

BTW, my email was sent to John last night and he answer around midnight. Any LFS looking at email that late and answer them has my respect.
Wow. . . .

No one mentioned anything about mods or being scared of them. No one wanted to state the price due to the skimmer still being in the design phase. I would assume anyone (this includes myself) that knew pricing on the skimmers did not speak up due to respect for John. He has not even released this skimmer LEFT ALONE a final price. Yes, if everyone must know you are looking at about $500+ for a medium model.


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Old 12/29/2008, 08:56 AM   #48
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Aren't the Tunze pumps just Sicce PSK-2500s? I've never heard tell that they are anything else. Or, are they switching to something else?
Tunze says the new pump is not a sicce, I think it is.

The old pump they sold had a soft pinwheel the new one is supposed to have a hard one.


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I should be getting my I-Tech medium in a couple days. I'm stoked.


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Aren't the Tunze pumps just Sicce PSK-2500s? I've never heard tell that they are anything else. Or, are they switching to something else?
i talked to Roger from Tunze at MACNA and he told me they are not sicces.i was told that Tunze could not make the sicce as quiet as they wanted so they desinged these new skimmer pumps from the ground up,plus they claim an almost 1 to 1 air/water ratio.


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