Skimmer Help,Urgent

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Franske, 12 May 2008.

  1. Franske

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    Guys I adjusted the height of my skimmer a bit and now it overskims completely,is this normal to happen after changes and it skims very uneaven,please help
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    do you mean you raised the actual skimmer?what skimmer is it?
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    What skimmer is it?

    Is it pouring water into the cup?
     
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    Dude- what kinda skimmer hight lower in the water now (I assume so) and finally - pics please.

    If it is lower in the water, it's "natural" cause the skimmer's too low now, however it's easy to assume with out pics
     
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    Quinton Smarty-pants Newbie

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    What skimmer do you have? Most have some form of adjustment (e.g. adjust rate of outflow).
     
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    Quinton Smarty-pants Newbie

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    Sheez - my timing is kak tonight ;-)
     
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    :lol: I saw that, you're a bit slow on the draw on a couple of threads tonight, you gotta speed up dude :rofl:
     
  9. Franske

    Franske Thread Starter

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    Its a macro aqua skimmer,I tuned it to let the optimal waterflow through but on minute the water is streaming into the cup and the next its way down in the skimmer,sory cant upload pics now
     
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    How are you feeding the skimmer?
     
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    with a 1200 l/h pump,it was working fine but everytime I adjust the height of it it skims very uneavenly and then overflows and then underskims
     
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    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    Looking at the pic of that skimmer it looks as if there are not enough bubbles in the reaction chamber. there may be a blocked pipe some where, it may also be a blocked air line/venturi on the pump.
     
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