Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-12-2006, 12:03 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Thibodaux, Louisiana
Posts: 174
aquac remona preskimmer

I just add a preskimmer/bubble trap to my aquac remona..Now im worried if my water level drops. My maxi jet pump will burn up.Might even start a fire. Im thinking of drilling a hole at the bottom so water can come from the top and bottom.

Does any body have this preskimmer, If so what do you think?
__________________

__________________
choupic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2006, 03:22 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Posts: 801
Send a message via AIM to FishFrik
I just got a used Aqua C w/ a preskimmer box. What i did to prevent the pump from burning up is removing one of the 3 screw on the box so there's a small hole on the side of the box. Same concept at drilling a hole at the bottom. If you decide to drill, don't drill at the bottom. Your prefilter will be useless if the pump gets water from the bottom instead of from the top.
__________________

__________________
I'm one of those fishnutz, who are actually nutz.
FishFrik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2006, 11:27 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Vienna, West Virginia
Posts: 219
I had the same problem, overnight the water was too low from evaporation. I contacted aquaC about cutting the slots down a little more and they said if anything to carefully drill a couple small holes in the bottom. They said to not push on the drill- but let the heat of the spinning bit sort of burn through.
I just took the whole thing off cause it took up so much of the tank and seemed like a constant pain. I still get great skimmate and I only have two small fish in a 75
hth
__________________
ckmn101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
aquac, skimmer

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AquaC EV-120 Frogspawn General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 1 08-06-2009 07:12 PM
aqua c remona choupic Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 1 06-17-2006 07:56 AM
Preskimmer Box as fuge? SkinnyPete General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 3 07-25-2005 11:44 PM
Aquac Remora chris stevens Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 05-15-2005 11:03 PM
new remora aquac mattmku Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 5 12-25-2004 07:24 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.