Protein skimmer problem

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  1. ReeceO

    ReeceO

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    Hi,

    I hav just switched off my protein skimmer to clean out the top and now if I turn it on it starts to over flow. Please can someone tell me wat I should do!
    It is the standard skimmer that came with my boyu TL 550. Please respond ASAP!
     
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  3. carlosdeandrade

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    You need to lift the skimmer higher in the water or lift the skimmer cup higher off the skimmer body.
     
  4. Nabzo

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    had the same problem my skimmer cup was pressed right down
     
  5. hansiemyburgh

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    Had the same problem with my Boyu TL-550. It needs so fine tuning and you need to find the sweet spot how far to push the skimmer cup down. Don't push the cup all the way down. You will see that there is markings on the cup it is like two bumps. My cup is about 1cm above the bracket. Also when you adjust the flow rate make sure it is fully open.
     
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