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What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

Yet another skimmer question.


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    Default Yet another skimmer question.

    What causes a skimmer to produce wet nog?
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    if it is an in-sump skimmer then the water is to high, if it is a hang on skimmer than the body is either setting to low, or the inlet pump is up to high. you can usually control it with the flow valves that come with skimmers to tune it in from those points.

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    Do you mean that you skimmer has been set the same way forever and it just now started producing extra wet nog? If so, it could be due to anything that has been added to your tank. Too many proteins added via food, dead fish, chemicals, etc. can all cause the skimmer to go nuts and a lot of times completely overflow.

    But if you just want your nog thicker... like Jolson said, adjust your skimmer. Each skimmer adjusts slightly different.

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    Then **** I just can't tune this skimmer in for nothing. UGH!!!
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    What kind of skimmer do you have?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rosebud161616 View Post
    What kind of skimmer do you have?
    Reef Octopus NS80 Nano
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    The skimmate looks a tad wet but not bad. Is it turned all the way down or are you just having trouble fine tuning it?

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    Big time trouble tuning it! Just when I thinks it's set. I'll got check it out an hour later its different.
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    Big time trouble tuning it! Placing it. Don't know how low/high it should be. How much to dial down/up the flow???
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    That's exactly what you have to do. Dial a little and wait. If its not where you want it, do it again. Repeat until happy.

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