Skimmer EPIC Fail!!!

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Jaco Schoeman, 29 Mar 2010.

  1. Jaco Schoeman

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    I have had a Reef Octo TS1 before, but it never really worked well for me, and I could honestly not see what everyone was going on about them doing so well etc. Not long ago I sold it, and this weekend I bought another TS1 from Lanzo. Again, I put it in, and after a day nothing happened, and I got huge bubble blobbing up.

    Tried to tilt the pump to let out any trapped air etc etc etc.

    Then, after sitting and staring at it, a huge blush fell over my face!!! :blush:

    I had the cone inside the skimmer upside down the entire time I've used TS1's (almost a year)

    I can not think of any bigger EPIC Fail than that!!! :stupid: Feel so stupid, but now that baby is grafting!!!
     
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  3. mnd123

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    Twit!!!! :)
     
  4. crispin

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    ummmm, thats why we like pics on this site so we can help people like you who do things backwards at times! :)

    good to know youve got it going right now, decent skimming so so important :)
     
  5. butcherman

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    thats not epic fail......hehe thats just missing the plot :razz:
     
  6. deepblue

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    Eish I can't believe it!!! :p
     
  7. deepblue

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    Mine works 110% took me some time to fine tune it but work lekke now!
     
  8. maj

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    damn bru........very very blonde year u had
     
  9. manta

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    Huh :confused1:, picture please if you can.
     
  10. Neil H

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    Bwahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaa
     
  11. mandarinman

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    im speechless!!!lol
     
  12. mandarin

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    Reply to the thread The stupid things we do competition, you must be the winner for March 2010.:whistling:
     
  13. JD167

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    Haha thanks for sharing Jaco. :)
     
  14. FransSny

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    Now this is even funnier than the sandpaper story :lol:
     
  15. Tobes

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    Thread title is wrong, it should've said:

    Skimmer operator EPIC fail!!!

    :lol:
     
  16. butcherman

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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  17. poiromaniax

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    How did you even manage to have it the wrong way?

    Mine is stuck the right way....
     
  18. mnd123

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  19. Jaak

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    Bwhaaaa!!!!:lol:
     
  20. lIghty

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    dont stress too much Jaco, wasn't so long ago I spotted the same thing on a thread asking for help, so you not the first and probably not the last!

    Poiromaniax, on the newer ones the black "dish" is loose and not glued.
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
  21. lanzo

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    :lol: epic fail dude!!!!!
     

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