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Eheim 350 Skimmer Review

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Offline Moby

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Eheim 350 skimmer review
« on: January 30, 2017, 05:31:54 PM »
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Just a quick review on this Eheim surface skimmer.

I thought these were for mainly for marine and larger tanks.I have a heavily planted smallish tank. I've sometimes noticed there's quite a build up of surface film. So I thought I'd try one.

It's really quite a small unit about 5 inches in height.Also when its running its completely silent.It has a small sponge filter inside,also the pump is adjustable.

Having a smallish tank I thought it could be too powerful but pointed  towards my filter it's fine. I've read previous reviews saying very small fish could get sucked in it.

The way I use it won't affect me. After feeding, I run it for about ten minutes and the surface is crystal clear,that's all it needs. At first I thought it could be an unnecessary addition to my set up. I wouldn't be without one now (if you prefer crystal clear water).
Overall very impressed for the money(22ish) :isay:

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Re: Eheim 350 skimmer
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2017, 08:25:15 PM »
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Nice one @Moby Surface skimmers are good at removing films of oil or proteins and improving gas diffusion at the surface. I used a jet of return water directed down at the water surface before I got an external filter with one attached but a proper skimmer is much better, providing you don't have floating plants - then they drive you wild :)

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Re: Eheim 350 skimmer review
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 09:13:11 AM »
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Good review Moby, thanks - for anyone interested you can view the product here:cheers:

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