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Old 09-08-2011, 11:43 PM   #31
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It's not noisy but it makes alot of micro bubbles if it's not deeply submersed
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Old 09-09-2011, 12:38 AM   #32
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Is that just during break in?
Looks like there's a tube for water output, so something could be rigged up to trap the micro bubbles

Im going to read a bunch of reviews online lol

My biggest concern is I have 1/16th of an inch short of 4" on the side of my sump where this would go. The product listing states it as "approx" 3 1/8 inches. :-S I'm a little bit scared there on how much their approximation is off.
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Old 09-09-2011, 01:04 AM   #33
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It's about 3 1/4" thick
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Old 09-09-2011, 01:05 AM   #34
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Also it reduces over time but I still don't like micro bubbles at all
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Old 09-10-2011, 05:27 AM   #35
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Shopping around for the best price, I noticed that the same model comes with two different pumps, depending where you buy it from.

Some have a Resun King 225F
Others have an OTP 1000

Which is the better pump?
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Old 09-10-2011, 05:51 AM   #36
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I like Tunze or Aqua C Remora. The Aqua C is very easy to set up and nothing really to adjust.
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Old 09-10-2011, 10:39 AM   #37
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i think I would want the OTP pump out of the 2.

I also run a remora hang on and love it.
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I need to get another remora for my 65 build.
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:31 PM   #39
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Okay so I just got it and I assume it's breaking in.

How do I prime this thing, or do I just wait? The bubbles aren't constant flowing yet, they will pulse on and off (when it does this, the return compartment water level fluctuates).

Did you experience this Ibrahim? I'm worried my water level may be too low for it.
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Okay so I just got it and I assume it's breaking in.

How do I prime this thing, or do I just wait? The bubbles aren't constant flowing yet, they will pulse on and off (when it does this, the return compartment water level fluctuates).

Did you experience this Ibrahim? I'm worried my water level may be too low for it.
I just dropped the cup to the lowest level added prime because I was cycling then within a few hours I saw white bubbles flowing to the top of my cup so I adjusted it then within a day the water darkened and in a week it was skimming great amounts of skimmate. Any liquid additive should make a skimmer produce alot of white large bubbles in the cup. That should kick start the skimmer the fastest.
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