Chaeto or skimmer?

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I currently have a ball of chaeto in the middle chamber of my biocube. It's not thriving but could use better light. In your opinion would I see more benefits out of putting a better light on for the chaeto or taking out and running a skimmer?
 

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Try getting a light and if that doesn’t work get a skimmer? You would need to harvest it more since it’s a smaller space for cheato to grow
 

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Most successful nano guys just do 10% WC weekly.


Best skimmer for that setup is a aquamaxx HOB 1.0 or 1.5. You probably have to cut the lid a little to make it fit but they work like a champ and most other nano skimmers don’t really work at all.

Basket chambers don’t seem large enough to hold enough chaeto to be of any significance.
 
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I do a 5 gallon a week water change on it and it's a 29 biocube hqi so no cutting needed it's all open thankfully. I have a skimz monzter SH1 not great but it fits perfectly.
 
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