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How to Choose a Protein Skimmer

How to Choose a Protein Skimmer

Protein skimmers are an essential component of most reef-keepers toolkits and play a key role in removing waste and excess nutrients and keeping the water oxygenated. Before we discuss how to choose a protein skimmer, let’s go over the basics first. What is a Protein Skimmer? A protein skimmer, also known as a foam fractionator, How to Choose a Protein Skimmer