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Old 10-10-2008, 09:46 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 10-10-2008, 11:06 PM   #2
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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.

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There's a HUGE thread with lots of pic at RC on the Octo BH100F.
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