Raising skimmer?

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by neil.h, 18 Jun 2010.

  1. neil.h

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    What do you guys use to raise your skimmer in the sump? Egg crate box? Need to raise mine about 2-3cms
     
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    Neil - some people even use Addis/tupperware type plastic containers...
     
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    neil.h Thread Starter

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    Brilliant, didn't even think of that. Thanks Jacques
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    ...just get permission from the non reefer, cause if she finds her tupperware in the sump youll be sleeping outside and its cold out :razz:
     
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    Haha. 2 steps ahead, will buy new containers :p
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i take it the sump is holding?
     
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    neil.h Thread Starter

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    Brilliantly thanks! Still owe you a beer or 10!
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Really glad that it is working

    just a word on the tupparware, be careful of it becomming a detritus trap.... I personally prefer egg crate as it allows relatively free water movement. I will be buying a whole bunch of egg crate in a couple weeks (at least 6 weeks) and you can tag on with that if you are keen, just use a tupparware in the meantime
     
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    Thanks, might just take 2 or 3 sheets, need to make LR stands as well. Off to Dubai on Monday for 10 days, so work on the tank will have to wait :(
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    no worries

    I am off to Oz soon for a couple of weeks so the drop off has come to a grinding halt at the moment :( :( :( :(
     
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