Reef Octopus BH 1000

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  1. ChrisRaubs

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    My package arrived at work today!!!!! So excited, but now I have to wait till this afternoon to open!!! The temptation is just to high!!! :lol:

    Must say, super fast delivery as always, didn't even take two days!!!

    Well done @bryan
     
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    Hey @carlosdeandre ,,, will testing it in a fresh water tank be a problem? Just wanna see if it works...
     
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    You won't see any bubbles in a fresh water tank unfortunately.
     
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    Haha,, I thought as much, just want to check the that the pump is running smoothly etc... Just want to make sure it won't damage the skimmer...
     
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    Yeah, no bubbles. However, what I did in the past, is take some of your current skimmate or borrow from @bryan and add to the fresh water then test it, should create some skimmate.
     
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    Something else you could try is to run it in freshwater and add a little white vinegar. It will help clean up some of the oils a little, plus it starts producing bubbles like it's in saltwater. Just add a little bit at a time till you see tiny bubble being produced.
     
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    Thank you guys for the support!
    And thanks Scott that's a great tip... :thumbup:

     
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    Thanks guys,,, Tested it to see if it was working, and it took me a little while, but in three ticks i was soerted and got it running... now i got donate the 6 fresh water fishies + accessories and take the final conversion to salt!!! Can't wait! @bryan , gonna hassle you guys very soon with new orders. etc... ;)
     
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