Skimmer Mod

wrx1908
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PVC on the skimmer for biopellet water intake


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Nice. How long have you been using it this way? Do you notice any difference in performance (better or worse)?

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It's recommended to feed the effluent of a bio pellet reactor directly into the protein skimmer (which is required) or near your skimmers intake pump. I haven't hooked mine up yet, so it's nice to see how others have done it.

 

However, it looks like the intake Tee reduces the skimmer's intake slightly. That's why I was wondering about the effect on skimmer performance.

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thats how I had mine but changed to run the outflow into fuge instead of skimmer. seem to get better cheato growth.

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