TL550 skimmer

Discussion in 'Nano Tanks' started by Marcd50, 30 Dec 2012.

  1. Marcd50

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    Hi,

    Trying to get my new 550 running and I'm not sure about the skimmer water height. I can't seem to find any instructions for it. Must the water be below the outlet pipe or above it?

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    Marc
     
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  3. STC-1000

    STC-1000 In Reefers Rehab

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    water height does not matter,you use the gate valve to control skimming height,i would set it just touching the bottom of cup

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    in all honesty,given some time you going to chuck that skimmer out,they pretty useless,but also depends on how and what you stock your tank with
     
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    Speak to @theFish he bought one this week and he is getting great results
     
  5. Marcd50

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    Thanks guys for the fast replies
     
  6. Mc

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    Whe I used that skimmer I put it in the back compartment as low as it can go and also put the cup as low as it could and turn the air on full, thats the only way it did anything for me.
    Another thing I did was remove that rubber where the cup goes in it was so tight and I found it worked just as well without it. If you want to adjust the height you can put the rubber around the cup.
     
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