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Old 06-22-2011, 09:46 PM   #1
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skimmer help

My 5 day old skimmer is not working anymore. I bought a weipro sa-2011 skimmer and it seemed to be working ok at first but now it stopped working. I have a video of it
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Old 06-23-2011, 10:44 PM   #2
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I believe you have the tube (call it what you will) upside down. The long part should be down so the bubbles flow up the tube and break. Flip it over

It's one of those things someone can't Google and post as their own.. so you don't get many responses
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Not removable. Thanks tho
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can't you adjust the knob to get it to go higher in the tube?
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How is your air source coming in
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The only knob that came with it is the water outlet and I can turn it up but the water level just rises and files the cup.
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Also a skimmer has a break in period after that they may need to have minor adjustments made to them
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Air is on airtube on the water intake. I put an air valve on the tub to see if it would help but just makes it worse. I just have it wide open now.
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Try adjusting it slowly until your water level is at the bottom of the collection cup remember allow the adjustment at least a day to see where you are at
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How many days does it take to break in usually? This is day 6. I think I wasted my money on this skimmer. But I haven't completely given up hope. Thank you all for the help. I am really glad I found this place becuase I was getting a little overwhelmed. Thanks again.
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