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Old 05-25-2013, 04:35 PM   #1
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Help! Protien skimmer

I woke up this morning and my protein skimmer is spilling out bubble out of the mouth and filling cup with water in like 5-10 minutes. I have a Seaclone 100, and yes I know they are very finicky and not the greatest skimmer. And I am getting a coral life skimmer soon. But until I get it I need this one to work to hold of till that day.
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Old 05-25-2013, 04:50 PM   #2
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Did you install it as hang on or in sump?
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Did you install it as hang on or in sump?
Hang on
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Old 05-25-2013, 05:19 PM   #4
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Dial your pump down if it has the option.
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Old 05-25-2013, 05:31 PM   #5
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I suspect your airline tube is clogged. Remove the valve and may need to soak it in vinegar and rinse.
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I suspect your airline tube is clogged. Remove the valve and may need to soak it in vinegar and rinse.
How long should I soak it for?
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About 5 min is good. You have to exercise it while soaking ( open and close). Or better get a new one. I mean air line valve lol
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About 5 min is good. You have to exercise it while soaking ( open and close). Or better get a new one. I mean air line valve lol
I did why you said and same result,
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Old 05-25-2013, 07:56 PM   #9
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Have you dosed your tank before it happened? Are they fine bubbles?
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Yes they are fine bubbles, and what do you mean by dosed?
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