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Old 12-24-2004, 01:52 AM   #1
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Protein Skimmer

I am using a JEBO Protein Skimmer for the first time and how on earth do I control it? What is the goal with a Protein Skimmer? I have no idea wth I am supposed to do with this thing or how to control it or what to look for. PLEASE HELP!!!!

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Old 12-24-2004, 02:02 AM   #2
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I think I get it now, but correct me if I'm wrong. Do I need to adjust it so that the foam is just barely creeping up and sliding into the chamber? That's what its doing now.
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BTW, I didn't use the water out-take nozel to adjust it. I used the airhose coming out to the surface to do so. Let me know if I'm doing something wrong (please).

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Old 12-24-2004, 11:55 AM   #4
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I'm not familiar with Jebo skimmers, but you want a dry foam. If your cup is filling with tea colored water, you'll want to decrease the flow a little. If your skimmer pulls the air through the pump impeller, increasing the air will drop the water level a bit. Your skimmer effluent should be dark, nasty, and will probably stink. Most skimmers require a break in period before they really start to work right.
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