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Old 09-02-2010, 10:45 AM   #1
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Protien skimmer Problems

I have a 110g fish only saltwater tank that has been doing fine for about 5 months, but in the last week my H O B Coral life protien skimmer has gone crazy,it keeps overflowing causing alot of damage to my floors. I think I'm to the point where I want to stop the use of a protien skimmer all together.I've heard talk of being able to run a Fluval G6 filter without any use of a skimmer does anyone have any exerience with the G6 or any other advice ?

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Old 09-02-2010, 11:09 AM   #2
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Have you taken it apart and cleaned it? Mine acts up every 6 months or so and I'm not sure being dirty is the reason or if I just happened to unknowingly fix the issue while cleaning it out. It always settles down afterward though.
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Edit: Mine is a in sump skimmer. Didn't want to mislead you into thinking I had your model.

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Coral life makes notoriously problimatic skimmers. I would buy a different brand if you ever need to replace the current HOB.
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