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Quiet Protein Skimmer


Hi. In the process of setting up an Aqua one 300 bought as a complete set up. Now, tried the skimmer out of curiosity earlier.......very disappointed, extremely noisy. Seems to be the venturi. Its an aqua one 220. Could anyone point me in the direction of an alternative please, quiet and good performance. It's to go in a sump. Thanks.


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i have 2 nyos 160s
one is silent
one is noisy as hell

previously though had a bubble magus and that was very quiet


Cheers guys. Opted for a Tmc Reef skim 300, compact size will sit nicely in my sump. Light upgrade next, and quickly. Looking like it will be vipaspectra reef 165w, a pair of them. Any thoughts