Secound hand Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000Lt

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by gail_ricky, 21 Sep 2009.

  1. gail_ricky

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    Hi Guys

    I need some urgent help, I am a newbie and looking to find out if we shoudl look at buying a new skimmer ir if we can buy a secound hand one. the fella w are buying it from has explained how to clean it etc? in vinegar solution and then rinse. your urgent advice woudl be so greatly appreciated.

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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi gail. The person that has asked you to clean it out is correct. The idea is to soak it in a vinegar and RO water solution (50/50) for 24 hours.
    This helps in getting all the good and bad algaes out leaving you with a spotless looking skimmer. :)
    Ps. We use this method when cleaning any of our equipment....pumps etc....
     
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    gail_ricky Thread Starter

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    hi

    tthanks for the comment, are you saying then that I can buy a secound hand one and not worry about it being a negative start off point?
     
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    After vinegar and RO water you wont even know its second hand. Not a negative at all.
     
  6. viper357

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    Nothing wrong with 2nd hand skimmers, as long as they are a decent well known brand and working well.
     
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