reeftek ts2 protein skimmer

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    i've got a reeftek ts2 protein skimmer. it is a bit noisy. anyone else has one of these skimmers and whats your review?
     
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    The only noise I get from mine is from the air intake but that's not too loud, other than that great skimmer.
     
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    so what should be wrong with mine then.
     
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    Difficult to say as our perception of noise is different. Is the plastic noise reductor installed on the air intake pipe?
     
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    yes there is something on the air intake
     
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    Is the pump touching a glass panel? creating a vibration?

    all the little rubber feet still there under the pump?
     
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    no nothing is touching the glass and its standing on a plastic container. is it possible to post a video clip and how?
     
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    ok thank, i'll try a bit later
     
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    Ok i found the problem, the noise is comming from the air intake silencer. I opened it up and got the idea that there's suppose to be something in there to reduce the noise, but there's nothing inside mine. Should there? I''ve put a small peace of filter wool inside and already sounds better.
     
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    Ok i found the problem, the noise is comming from the air intake silencer. I opened it up and got the idea that there's suppose to be something in there to reduce the noise, but there's nothing inside mine. Should there? I''ve put a small peace of filter wool inside and already sounds better.
     
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    i think it is suppose to be empty. the silencer is just a bigger compartment that lets the air that is sucked in accumulate first before goint into the intake on the pump, thus silencing it. they do tend to make a bit of noise but its not suppose to be a loud noise.
     
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    ok thank you
     
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