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boosst
04/08/2007, 09:08 AM
I am looking at getting the Octopus recirc 250 skimmer. it is 26.5" tall and i have 27.5" of room. will i be able to remove the cup with that much room or not? does anyone know how much room is required to remove it? thanks

JCTewks
04/08/2007, 11:33 PM
yeah you'll be ale to remove it...they use unions on the cups and you only need about 1/4" to get it off. they have drains in the collection cup which means you'll only have to remove it to clean it anyway. I clean my cup every 4-7 days, reall just depending on my schedule and level of laziness that week :)

E-A-G-L-E-S
04/08/2007, 11:36 PM
Why the 1/4" is there an acylic lip?

JCTewks
04/08/2007, 11:40 PM
no, you really don't need any space to remove it...it's just easier to get it back on IMHO with a little clearance, that way you know you haven't bumped the o-ring out of it's groove.

E-A-G-L-E-S
04/08/2007, 11:46 PM
Gotch'ya, so true union then, that's good.

boosst
04/09/2007, 11:01 AM
that's great news...i already ordered it! thanks for the help.

JCTewks
04/09/2007, 12:20 PM
your welcome boosst!!