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    skimmer problem

    i have a jebo 170 gallon hang on skimmer for 24 hrs my tank is full of bubbles if this normal or is it adjusting to my tank not please tell me if i could maybe build a sump for it if it continues now or should i wait is the bubbles harnful a lot of currebt to it's 250 gph pwer head attached to skimmer i have a 29 gallon going to switch to 50
    fish2

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    Bubbles coming out the exhaust of a skimmer is not unusual. This is in fact why is is a good idea to run a skimmer in a sump that makes use of baffles to allow the air bubbles to leave the water column before that water reenters the tank.
    Rob

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