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Old 08-15-2014, 11:14 PM   #1
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Coralife 65 super skimmer

Hey just installed my skimmer and it's pushing out a ton of bubbles. Any ideas on how to fix it?


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Old 08-15-2014, 11:17 PM   #2
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Skimmers take time to break in. When they are new, they still have oils on them from being manufactured. You can run it in a vinegar solution to help break it in faster if you want. If not, open the valves as far as you can and give it time. It'll take a couple weeks sometimes.
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:21 PM   #3
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Oh, you mean into the display tank. You can try to turn it down? I use cheap panty hose to avoid bubbles in my display on all returns, but there has to be some sort of adjusting in your case. Hard to tell with only blues on and not being familiar with the unit.
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Only reason I bought it was because it says low input bubbles and I figured for 200 bucks it would b worth it but not so far....


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Yeah, sorry to rain on the parade but they are pretty garbage units. Eshopps and Reef Octopus are better quality for the same price usually.
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It's ok I called coralife and they said it needs to settle in and the bubbles will subside in a week or so


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I had one of those skimmers when I had my 55 gallon and the micro bubbles never went away after a month. They are junk.
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