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Old 09-28-2011, 10:35 PM   #761
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Let me unplug my return and check my sg. Ill see if I can't add some
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:37 PM   #762
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Let me unplug my return and check my sg. Ill see if I can't add some
I'm learning these skimmers are hard to tweak, so I feel ur pain.
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:41 PM   #763
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Its beyond hard. Its downright aggravating. I literally can get it perfectly dialed in, and not even 2 days later it will be completely whacked out. Im gonna add about 4 g and see what it does
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:43 PM   #764
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What kind of skimmer do u have. My favorite ones are the Octopus ones
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:44 PM   #765
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What kind of skimmer do u have. My favorite ones are the Octopus ones
I have an octopus... Still dialing it in...
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:52 PM   #766
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I have some Current model...don't ask me what model it is...I've added 2g so far and its up to 7.5.... waiting a bit to check sg again before adding another 2 g
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:54 PM   #767
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not that it helps gentle men, but i did read that another person on here did a water change and it turned into a headache to get it skimming properly. sorry i dont remember who or how they fixed it. i want to say carey. maybe she can help?
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:54 PM   #768
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Now my skimmed is going crazy, I keep having to dial t back
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Old 09-29-2011, 10:04 AM   #769
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I've had issues with tuning my skimmer as well, especially after a water change. lol I have no idea why, the water level stays the same, I even marked it with a sticky so i would know where the level was when it was working.

I just today got mine back to normal after a few days of tweaking.

For reference I have an eshopps psk 150. Not the most expensive skimmer but not the cheapest either. lol When it is tuned just right it works like crazy though. Just emptied a cup of goo a few minutes ago.
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Old 09-29-2011, 11:16 AM   #770
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I have the aqua c ev 180 skimmer, and it works great. I have not had to adjust it since I dialed it in in the beginning, and it pulls out a ton of crud. It was super easy to adjust it has a gate valve and a air valve you use to adjust, also the collection cup can come off with hardly any clearance. It is spray injection instead of Venturi, it was recommended in a book I read. Kind of on the pricey side but I like it, and it works well! That being said I have never tried a different one so I don't have anything to compare it to.
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