Boyu tl450

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  1. Eben

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    Can anyone please tell me how to get the skimmer out from a boyu tl450. It stopped working so i need to teke it out to see whats going on.
     
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    Snap I'm having an issue aswell, the pump spins but no bubbles
     
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    I got it to work but not properly. If i blew on the air line it work for maybe a hour and then stops agian. Need to take the whole thing out but cant figure out how:blush:
     
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    take out sponges inthe first compartment. the skimmer pump is just hooked into a hole at the bottom that connects to the skimmer in second chamber. can just wiggle it lightly and it should come out.
     
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    Did that still doesn't work after taking apart and putting it back togarther, but what I found was that is I connect a air pump to the breather line it make a huge amount of bubbles, so that's the quick fix till I figure out and get funds for a better skimmer which fits into the back compartment
     
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    @Dane G i did the same thing with mine. then i just decided to go buy a new skimmer for it. the tl550 skimmer fits in there after taking out the original skimmer + it is a lot better. cost me like if i am not mistaking R195 for that skimmer. was worth it:thumbup:. i am sure @bryancan hook you up or even @Andre@ReefAquatics or @Perky Pets Superstore will be able to assist
     
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    Awesome I just got a 299 quote for a WG308 hopefully a sponsor will have one for me
     
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    Guess I will then have to go this same route.
     
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    thats the right skimmer. i bought mine from jungle aquatics bcoz they were the only one closest to me that actually stocked it. ya my price could be a bit out but that sounds about correct price for that skimmer
     
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    Are you in cape town? Sams has some Ebrahiam just confirmed with me
     
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    @ the fish shot dude your advice has been guiding me very well thank you for that
     
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    @Dane G always a pleasure man.
     
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