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Old 05-20-2011, 05:31 PM   #1
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Skimmer help.

My skimmer is going like crazy!!!! Been two hours and I have to keep emptying it. Anyone know why? It's the aqua euro USA 150
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Cody,..my guess would be that it's a water level situation ,.. I'm not familiar with that skimmer but my guess would be that if it's located in the sump / tank it may be sitting either up too high or too low causing the skimmers internal water level to be too high and causing it to overflow into the collection cup,....you really shouldn't have to empty that cup for a day or two
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Well ive had it since feb and this started last night.
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Hmmmm,...did you recently clean it out change it's position in the sump ?
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Did you accidentally adjust the water level, if you raised it then it would overflow.
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No, there are panels to keep the water level the same
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Ok,..how about this? .... Skimmers need to suck in air somehow to mix internally with the water to cause the bubbles,...my skimmers usually had something like a rubber hose above the water of course to suck in that air,.... Is it possible that somehow that hose , tube or Whatever you have on your skimmer have somehow kinked or gotten clogged? If that was the case then you'd probably only be getting water and very little air causing it to overflow ?
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