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Old 08-18-2003, 05:02 PM   #1
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Skilter Modification.

I know, I know. The Skilter is a piece of crap. But it makes a pretty good power filter and I am only running a 55 gallon FOWLR. But I was told that there is a way to run the Skilter and make it at least a slightly functional skimmer by adding a airstone. Anyone have a clue how to or know a website to show how?
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Old 08-18-2003, 06:19 PM   #2
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You simply add a wooden airstone powered by an airpump to the skimmer reaction chamber. More than likely this will require you to drill a hole in the lid to accomodare the airline. Not much too it, really
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I did the modification, but I'm getting lots of water in the collection tray. Any ideas? It was working ok for a week or so, yesterday I notice that the tray is getting full in a couple of hours which its not normal. any help would be appreciated...
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Put an airline tee between the pump and airstone and turn down the amount of air going to the skilter.
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Old 08-22-2003, 10:53 AM   #5
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Follow this link for more info about the skilter mod.

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