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cardiffgiant
02/09/2017, 09:30 AM
I'm using the varios-4 with my apex and would like feedback on my skimmer program.

Objective: turn the skimmer off for feedings, then ramp it back up slowly when it's turned back on. If the unit loses connection I want it to stay at it's programmed high intensity. I cannot run the skimmer at 100% or it will flood the collection cup.

Skimmer is connected to VDM 2

Variable 2:
Fallback Skimmer
Set RampSkimmer
If FeedB 000 Then OFF
If FeedA 000 Then OFF

Skimmer Profile:
Type pump
Synchronize no
Divide by 10 no
Initial off time 0
On time 60
Off time 60
Minimum intensity 58
Maximum intensity 58

RampSkimmer Profile:
Type: Ramp
Ramptime 5
Start intensity 20
End intensity 58