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  1. General Reef Discussion
    i got my tank moved to my house and have a new set up for it. the skimmer is now set up in the main tank but its blowing bubbles all over the tank to where you can barley see in the tank. how can i get this to stop?
  2. Skimmers & other filtration
    Ok got A skimmer in a diy 10 gallon sump HOOKED UP TO A 50 GALLON with a few fish like 5 and a reef lobster. its a IN SUMP hang on back model and put it in and found a comfortable level turned it on and it skimmed for about a couple of hours with nice green skimmate and next day woke up and no...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I set up a Tunze 9002 Nano skimmer in my 10gal aquarium(1 clownfish, 1 lawnmower blenny, 1 green serpent star, 1 turbo snail,4 dwarf blue leg hermits) 5 days ago and Im still not getting any skimate....do I not have a big enough bio load? does it still need more time to break in? do i need to...
  4. Skimmers & other filtration
    hey guys i have got a vertex In-100 in sump skimmer. I have been very happy over the past year with the output of it until now. It seems like there are less microbubbles and it hasn't produced a frothy skim over the past couple of weeks, only larger bubbles at the top of the water line and...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys thanks for all the help u give on here. I have got a vertex IN-100 in sump skimmer and have been very happy over the past year with the output of it until now. It seems like there are less microbubbles and it hasn't produced a frothy skim over the past couple of weeks, only larger...
  6. Skimmers & other filtration
    I have a prizm pro that's been in my stand for about a year just set up a 40 breeder and tried to use the skimmer plugged it in & nothing Is this a common prob & if so do they even sale the pump I'm planning on getting a better skimmer but if I can get this going I'd like to use this one for now
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I got an Octo NW200, but it came with no paper work except a diagram showing how to put it together. I have had it running in my sump for a week and I can"t get it to put any skimmate out. I have lifted the output tube, but it either falls back down or something. The foam starts to rise then the...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Skimmer has been going for a few days now and it still isnt producing enough skimmate. Lots of air bubbles in tank, and after almost 3 days i barely have the bottom of the collection cup covered. I've tried turning the pump up and down, but it doesn't work right IMO. it is a berlin HO ran by...
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