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Old 02-21-2011, 05:36 PM   #11
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OK, so it is hooked up and running. The blue valve let's in either more or less air. The elbow raises and lowers to control the water level. So I have the water level where the manufacture says it should be, so do I turn the air up until the bubbles rise into the collection cup? Also, my water has gotten cloudy since I turned it on, any reason you can think of?
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Old 02-21-2011, 07:18 PM   #14
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The water is starting to clear up slightly, Im not sure why it got cloudy when I started up the skimmer. Will that stop or more importantly is it normal?
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Do I adjust it so that the bubbles barely spill over to the cup?
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no..adjust the bubbles so that they are just above the bottom of the cup. give it a couple inches to work the gunk up on it's own. monitor the skimmer for a few weeks to see how sensitive it is to changes in the aquarium. some skimmers will start overflowing at a small change, like a messy feeding.
looks like it's making some decent foam.
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