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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I just got my reef octopus skimmer a couple days ago. I ran it for a few days but noticed the water level was very high in the collection chamber and skimming chamber. I had to put my collection cup up really high or in some cases take it off completely because the water level would rise so...
  2. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hi, I just got the Reef Octopus BH-1000 and I set it up, and I have filled it with water. I filled it up to a certain point and plugged the skimmer in. I cover the air hose but the water keeps rising until it starts overflowing!!!!! I don't know what to do!! I am forced to turn the skimmer off...
  3. Reefing Equipment
    I've been looking around at HOB skimmers and i've found that these 2 skimmers seem to be 2 that people recommend. 1 is the Reef Octopus 90, and the other is the Reef Octopus 1000. I personally like the look of the 1000 because its smaller and wont be as much of an eye sore but performance wise...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Hi All, I've had my nuvo 16 up and running for a while all going well, running carbon and bio pellets in the minimax reactors and the desktop protein skimmer, alongside with a fuge and fuge light using the in tank baskets. I find the skimmer really finicky and very sensitive to water level...
  5. Skimmers & other filtration
    I have recently bought a Reef Octopus BH1000, it has been in my tank for a little over a week and i cant find the correct level for the collection cup at all! i dont have a little overflow line on the cup so im not sure where to place the cup, it either fills up with water or i dont catch any...
  6. Reefing Equipment
    Hey Guys, I am new to the saltwater world and I am looking into buying a Protein Skimmer. I have been look at a Reef Octopus 1000bh skimmer, and also the CPR bak pak 2. I have a 55 gallon tank with about 45lbs of live rock and live sand. I only have 1 false perc clownfish and some snails and...
  7. General classifieds
    I am selling my barely used (used for 1 day) reef octopus 1000bh HOB skimmer. It is in perfectly perfect condition with the minor exception of the fact that I took the reef octopus sticker off the back. I hooked up this skimmer for a day and found it too big for my 28 gallon setup (because I...
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