Also that I only upgraded my tank a week ago can have an affect on the skimmer. Im new mamual this forums! The time now is Have the skimmer pump about inches below water. Up to 50 Gallons 50 to Gallons. My first tank setup!
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Also that I only upgraded my tank a week ago can have an affect on the skimmer. Im new mamual this forums! The time now is Have the skimmer pump about inches below water. Up to 50 Gallons 50 to Gallons. My first tank setup! Adjust today and check tomorrow. First, the tube is very hard to insert in both the unit and the pump. In the video, that water level is to high and should be lowered a few inches. Good clralife and HTH. Coralife super skimmer 65G question. We are sorry to hear about your experience with our product.
A Piece of the S,immer The foam head takes time to build up so it overflows into the cup. Otherwise if none of this is the problem then you can either return it to the company you bought it from or return it to us for a replacement. Having the pump 2 to 3 inches below the water line helps suck in that gunk since its higher up. How to setup a Coralife 65g protein skimmer? Nancy Keenan on March 24, at 5: I had this skimmer quite a few years ago. I found that this was my problem when I setup my This will cause more air to be drawn into the venturi and increase bubble production.
I had it do this when it was in the sump which is fine in the skimmerr. Dry skimming will produce dark, foul smelling skimmate. Anywho I wanted to start getting into corals and reef tanks. The valve fits between the pump and the clean tubing but is not necessary unless you are getting too much flow from the return. I also put airline hose over the nipple- so it got rid of the sound immediately Several people, including Anthony Calfo, suggest keeping the skimmer pump as close to the surface as possible.
The return box is completely ineffective and is a worthless piece of plastic. If you have it in sump mabye try to have it hang off the back. My account Sign in Create account. It coralifw a great skimmer, With coralifd additional oxygen in the tank, it relieved my fishes stress so much that they were able to fight back against ich, my fish were completely covered.
Skimmer advice for my 65g mixed reef setup — Aquarium Forum. If used as a HOT, try to maintain the water level in the main tank constant. Personally after these problems I would not suggest this skimmer in the H. Lam what is the point of the air line on the out flow?
Find More Posts by d Is your output tubing under water? Skimmer pumps are better up higher. Last week the skimmer started to overflow out of the vent hole, I had make several adjustments and it has since overflown twice.
Are you sure you want to delete this answer? The only way for water to go into the collection cup is because the output has back pressure on it and its not able to get rid of the water going in the unit. The box is fitted with a white pad that goes at the bottom of the box and a fairly large black sponge that skimmeer supposed to manhal the micro-bubbles exhausted from the unit. I just wanted to make sure thats what a skimmer would look like while breaking in.
Febar Product Review First, the instruction manual is well written and easy to follow. CPR hob fuge flow question! Im new to this forums! Looks like you set it up exactly ski,mer the instructions. The white filter clogs up easily and causes to make the water level in the bubble diffuser to overflow.
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Voodoorg If the outlet is set up properly and you are still having problems attach the flow valve to the outlet of the water pump and valve it back a little. Please add to the mods and fixes that you have came up with. I just wanted to make sure thats what a skimmer would look like while breaking in. Skimmer advice for my 65g mixed reef setup — Aquarium Forum. They work perfectly fine without it.