Today on BRStv's 52 FAQ, we're answering James Edward's question: "Hi, is there any advantage to having a skimmer that has far more gallon range to the actual gallons you have in your tank?" Honestly however, I usually only use the manufacturer gallon rating as a rough guideline. When choosing the right protein skimmer for your setup, you will want to choose its size based on the amount of food you feed your aquarium. If you feed your tank heavily, then choosing a skimmer that is considered oversized for your tank will offer the most performance. On the flip side of that, if you tend to be a light feeder, then choosing an oversized skimmer will usually result in less than desirable results. In a given water volume there may not be enough dissolved organic compounds, proteins, or waste in the tank to maintain a stable foam head inside of the larger skimmer body and will have trouble pushing any foam produced up through the neck. So follow along as we dive deeper into this question, and help make reefing a bit more fun and easy. *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in any way, related to the products and their application as presented in this video, make no representation or warranty regarding the products and the application as presented in this video and shall not be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any type, including but not limited to punitive damages, or from personal injury or death resulting from or in any manner related to the video, and the products in and contents of the video. The viewer expressly agrees that aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents shall not be liable for any damages or losses related to the products in and content of the video and hereby agrees to hold the foregoing harmless from any such losses or damages.