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Old 11/05/2017, 11:51 PM   #1
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Protein skimmer troubles in 14 biocube

Please forgive me if I posted this in the wrong place but I have a 14 biocubewich I placed a Coralife biocube protein skimmer in.the problem Iím having is I have it sitting in the first chamber by itself and have it as far into the water as I can but the bubbles are so far down itís not skimming.i checked the air line for pinching and itís a new air stone thatís screwed in all the way so no leaks it producing bubbles just not high enough to do any good.any ideas would be welcome


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Old 11/06/2017, 06:12 AM   #2
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ive seen folks use bigger air pumps...whisper 10 (i would go bigger and put a valve on it) if i remember correctly...i used that skimmer for a while and decided to take it out...maybe a bigger air pump then add a valve to fine tune it would help


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