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Old 08-09-2011, 02:32 AM   #1
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Protein skimmer

How long does it take a protein skimmer to break in?
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:39 AM   #2
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Anywere from a couple days to a week. My hydor 405 performer skimmer said about a week. That was the max, it took any skimmer I had to break in. After that I worked better then my old one.
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Mine both took about 2 weeks to start producing the foam I wanted.

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Depends on the skimmer some can start producing skims right away some can take a week or two...
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