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Can I switch a PSK 2500 for a mag 9.5 on my reef octopus smimmer??


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    greenstarfish03 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Default Can I switch a PSK 2500 for a mag 9.5 on my reef octopus smimmer??

    I have a Sicce PSK 2500 pump on my Reef Octopus skimmer and it just quit working the other day. When I plug it in I can hear it come on and feel the magnet grab but it won't spin. Is there anything I can do w/ this or is it just dead? The impeller is fine and I don't see any other damage.

    My second question is I have two mag 9.5 pumps sitting around not being used. Could I use one of these to replace the PSK opposed to dropping $100 on another PSK. I think the PSK is rated at 660gph and the mag is 950?? Would that be an issue?

    Thanks

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    What reef octopus skimmer do you got? I know I can upgrade money by adding a bubble blaster pump from the sicce. I run a extreme 200.
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    greenstarfish03 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Quote Originally Posted by greenstarfish03 View Post
    I have a Sicce PSK 2500 pump on my Reef Octopus skimmer and it just quit working the other day. When I plug it in I can hear it come on and feel the magnet grab but it won't spin. Is there anything I can do w/ this or is it just dead? The impeller is fine and I don't see any other damage.

    My second question is I have two mag 9.5 pumps sitting around not being used. Could I use one of these to replace the PSK opposed to dropping $100 on another PSK. I think the PSK is rated at 660gph and the mag is 950?? Would that be an issue?

    Thanks
    I think its the Extreme 200

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    larryandlaura - Reefkeeper
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    I'm no expert but I don't think it will work . That's alot of bubbles and gph for a little skimmer. If it does work you might have to raise or lower the skimmer.
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