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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have a fish only 100 gal tank with 90 lbs of live sand wet/dry w bio balls, fluval 405 and protein skimmer run by a rio 600 venturi power head. It all works fine. I had it set up for 15 years without the sludge build up caused by the protein skimmer. The tank was broken down for years. It's...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have an OctopusBH2000 hob skimmer. Its been running for months. I just added a hob power filter to my tank and didnt disturb the skimmer but it overflowed water out of the top. I let it settle down and plugged it back in and the water rapidly went to the top. I put the small valve that come...
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    I'm running an Octopus skimmer (RO-PS-2000INT) with a Bubble Blaster pump. The pump creates an annoying hum that I can hear from the other room. Is this normal for this pump? If so, what be done to reduce or deaden the hum?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    My protein skimmer started acting up today. I installed some new filter socks that I picked up at the lfs, and as soon as I did the skimmer started throwing out tons of white bubbles. I immediately unplugged it and collection cup was full of water. I checked the pump and adjusted the flow on...
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