Help with skimmer

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  1. archiescorgie

    archiescorgie

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    Hi there,

    I have installed a Red Sea Berlin Xl venturi skimmer with 300 l/m pump in the the ump tank.It's now running for a week with live rocks and it create a lot of bubbles but no wais in the cup yet. Is this a problem or is there something wrong with the installation?
     
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    Skimmers need time to run in. What is you water level in skimmer?
     
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    archiescorgie Thread Starter

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    It sits in my sump and is about 250mm high. It's in the tank for about 5 days now
     
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    Live rock consumes more waste than it produces (if my understanding is correct), so without any fish and things to create bioload your skimmer is acting like an expensive aerator while the bioload on your system is still practically nil.
     
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    show us a pic of your skimmer
    perhaps the waterlevel inside the skimmer is incorrect.
     
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    archiescorgie Thread Starter

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    Hi there,

    Sorry it took so long to get back to you but my skimmer started to work over the weekend, but here is tome pic's as well.

    2013-01-09 06.52.16.jpg

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