Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > General Hardware/Equipment Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 10-10-2008, 09:46 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 11
Octopus BH 100F setup help!

I just purchased a Octopus BH100F protein skimmer and am totally confused about how to get up and running. I have assembled it, but besides that I dont really know where to start. I was told not to put collection cup in until you get unit up and running. Does it matter what chamber I fill with water? How do I get siphon started and where does the silencer with the 2 nipples go? Sorry about the stupid questions but I am really scared to start a flood because my wife will kill me! Thanks for the help.
__________________

__________________
flyingfish 2626 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2008, 11:06 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
fijiwigi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Eastern Washington
Posts: 1,726
I don't have that skimmer but I would think you would want the collection cup on when you have it running otherwise stuff would spill out of it.
__________________

__________________

FijiWigi_Tank_photos
120G Oscar tank in progress
fijiwigi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2008, 11:37 PM   #3
SW 20 & Over Club
 
ccCapt's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Northeast PA
Posts: 5,362
Send a message via ICQ to ccCapt
There's a HUGE thread with lots of pic at RC on the Octo BH100F.
__________________
/Larry
125g reef
See My Tank Info
Check out The build project
ccCapt is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
octopus, setup

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for Reef Octopus BH 100F titoav15 Archive 0 09-20-2009 10:57 AM
Octopus NW 150 jessicasmarine General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 28 09-13-2009 11:17 AM
Octopus? gooyferret Saltwater Reef Aquaria 9 09-05-2003 02:46 AM
Octopus Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 01-25-2003 11:55 AM
octopus Vicshaw Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 01-04-2003 05:04 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.