Can this skimmer be modded for external use

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    I have a Bubble Blaster In-Sump Skimmers w/ Bubble Plate with a hy-3000 bubble blaster pump, can his be modded for external use? Indont mind if the pump is in the sump
     
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    Yip can be done...I have actually seen a similar mod , just remember by extending any tube there is a loss. Obviously you would need to drill the sump panels as well
     
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    Thanks, will google
     
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    yes it can...speak to idol marine..they have done this lots of times...
    basically the inlet of the pump gets connected to the sump and thats it...like fransy said..you will have to drill the sump...you might also have to mod the baffle height in your sump cos of water level...you will also have to drill a 50mm hole for the outlet pipe of the skimmer to enter the sump.
     
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    Thanks, my sump is easy, no baffles, just return pump and zeolith reactor
     

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