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    air bubbles

    how do i stop the air bubbles coming out of my HOB skimmer? I tried putting some sort of sponge on the outlet pipe but that didn't work well (spill)

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    yeh its a tuff one with HOB skimmers. never found one that didn't have some micro bubbles leaking back into the tank.

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    You could try to setup a polishing pad or foam pad on the output back into the tank. but you will have to clean it daily or it will become a polution factory.. but i'm sure it would help alot.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    I've had a few of these types of skimmers and most of them will send micro bubbles into the main tank. What type of skimmer is it?

    IJO

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    octopus rated for 90g hob

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