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  1. Skimmers & other filtration
    HI All When I turn off the air to the skimmer, (it's in my sons room and the skimmer is too loud) and turn it back on in the AM, the skimmer doesn't product much bubbles, it seems like it's working but not great. I noticed when I pour all the water out of it and turn it on with no water inside...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, Been a minute since I've posted here in TRT as I've been out of the hobby for almost two years. I got back in recently with my BioCube 28 and have been playing around with soft and LPS corals. That of course didn't last long as I"Ve been wanted to recreate the former glory of my 180...
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    so I recently upgraded to a 180g 72x24x24 reef ready tank and with it a new trigger system ruby S sump now the problem is the skimmer chamber is 12"x14.5". i like reef octopus skimmers but they most all have around 5-6in water depth. i traded a nwb150 oct for a bubble magus cs180 that has the...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    i have an eshopps S 120, its about a month old. I have trouble setting the water level right. I set it where i want it and it will skim very well and then out of nowhere the water level will drop to only a few inches above water level. Is this normal ? The skimmer sits at about 9" and is rated...
  5. Skimmers & other filtration
    Well I do not like the skimmer that I have and was looking to get a new one. I have a ASM g4x with the gate valve mod also the recirculation mod. It has 2 sedra 9000 pumps (one is just for recirculating). It is a monster but just not seem to work as well as I want it too. Any ideas on a new one...
  6. DIY Forum
    I am thinking of getting this skimmer "Coralife Super Skimmer-Needle Wheel-65 Gallon" Can everyone gave me advise on this skimmer, are they any good? Thanks
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi ive just bought a TMC v2 800 on hob protein skimmer i was wondering if anyone knows if there anygood my lfs store runs them on his tanks and he says there good?? I set it up yesterday and damm the pump is noisy and the bubble stop on the end on the outlet pipe doesnt stop the bubble lol. It...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 29 gallon bow front tank. I'ts a nice reef tank. I need to get a protien skimmer. I guess I need a hang on back skimmer. Any suggestions
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Bought the octopus pinwheel slimmer and the installation directions are horrible. I put it together like the diagram and put it in my sump. No bubbles. It will make bubbles only when I pour water into the skimmer from the collection cup. Water does come in through the pump into the skimmer...
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