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Old 04-26-2004, 12:28 AM   #1
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Micro Bubbles?

Im getting tons of micro bubbles in my main tank, from my return line, from the sump. I have a 20 gal sump on a 29gal reef. Just started the sump. I have the turbofloter skimmer in the sump, and it is returing tons of bubbles to the sump.

Is there any way to cut down on all the bubbles? The Mag 5 that i am using for the return must be sucking up all the micro bubbles from the skimmer and blasting them up to my main tank, and I don't like the way it looks in there with that many bubbles.

Thanks for any suggestions!!

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Old 04-26-2004, 07:13 AM   #2
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If the Turboflotor is new, it will take it a while to break in. New skimmers almost always produce bubbles. You might want to add some baffles to the sump if you have room for them.
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