skimmer problem

Discussion in 'Urgent Help Needed' started by luke mac, 14 Oct 2009.

  1. luke mac

    luke mac

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    hi i have a jebo 520 skimmer, the skimmer is constantly overflowing and i can't find the reason why??? and any one help please :(
     
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    1) the skimmer is too low in the water.
    2) water flow into the skimmer to great.
    3) Tank has high amount of protein/organics
    4)Outflow from skimmer return restricted or not adjusted correctly.

    Hope this helps a little.

    I think you will find that a lot of members will try and persuade you to change and get a skimmer that works better.
     
  4. sunburst

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    Agree with the Janitor. Nice summary. :)Referred to as skimming wet. If its overflowing a clear water then way to wet.
     
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    its a jebo, get a reefoctopus
     
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    LOL ziyaad
     
  7. Drk

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    Have the same skimmer my son is playing with it now fedup with the thing then to high then to deep then cup overflows or do not work at all. Getting a new skimmer end of the month
     
  8. luke mac

    luke mac Thread Starter

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    thanks janitor i will try those steps you gave me. thanks everyone
     
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