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

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 01-22-2007, 08:15 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: michigan,upper
Posts: 288
bubbles from skimmer?

i just put back in my skimmer its a cheap visi-jet one and i can't seem to get the little micro bubbles to stop going threw my tank. I put a peice of sponge in front of the exit and that didn't work. What else can i do?TIA

never count on nothing, that way you'll never be disapointed!
morgan24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2007, 10:06 PM   #2
Community Admin
melosu58's Avatar

Tank of the Month Award
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,694
Moving to hardware and equipment discussion



You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank

AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2007, 11:30 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Activist
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 103
I had that problem and it drove me crazy to have any bubbles, so I got some pvc pipe and fittings and rigged my output to go back into the predrilled area, where it is then run thru the wet dry and then back to the tank with no bubbles, seems to work .
produceb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2007, 11:49 AM   #4
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 256
I had the same problem. Someone told me that once my skimer "breaks in", the bubbles should cease. I bought a big piece of the black filter media, and cut it to fit. I had to mess around with it and cut several pieces..(thin, thick, long, short) until I found one that worked. It works pretty well. Sometimes I get micro bubbles, but they spill slowly and go right to the surface. They dissapate on their own in a short period of time. I take the sponge off and rince it pretty good about every week or two. I also contemplated hooking up a spray bar to the spill spout of the skimmer. I still may try it. If I do, I'll let you know how that works out for me.
STARFYRE is offline   Reply With Quote

bubble, bubbles, skimmer

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
Too many bubbles from skimmer... scotteod Saltwater Reef Aquaria 6 09-27-2006 01:17 AM
Skimmer bubbles? Hookman General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 5 12-08-2004 12:56 AM
micro bubbles from skimmer easyian Saltwater Reef Aquaria 7 10-04-2004 12:36 PM
Skimmer...bubbles spence0416 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 08-23-2004 11:23 PM
Bubbles from skimmer :( Annie Saltwater Reef Aquaria 14 05-14-2003 09:47 AM

» Photo Contest Winners

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.