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Old 06-09-2012, 10:23 AM   #1
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Microbubble help please!

My tank stats are in my sig. I have a coralife 220 SS. It does a good job when tuned correctly. I have the bubble diffusers that come with it, and they take some out but not all. I then took out a filter sock (100 micron) and that takes more out, but still the tank is FILLED with the bubbles. With the sock, I have it running through the sock and then through a sponge in between baffles and it stil gets through into the DT. HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!! What can I do to take these micro bubbles out of the tank?????
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Old 06-09-2012, 11:37 AM   #2
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Have you tried turning the pumps down? What about tuning down the air intake on your coralife?
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IMO your skimmer is putting out too many bubbles. I would try cleaning and adjusting. I had a nano skimmer that never stopped putting out micro bubbles. Good luck!
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What should I clean????? The whole skimmer? Or just the pump????? How would I turn the pump down and how would I adjust air intake? Thanks for the help so far.
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I would clean the whole skimmer. There should be an air hose with a valve on it that you should be able to adjust.
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Old 06-09-2012, 03:15 PM   #6
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There's no valve..... I have a spare one tho so I'll try it when I get hone
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Old 06-09-2012, 06:53 PM   #7
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I may have to try that thanks.
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