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TMC V2 400 Skimmer #1
Hi all,

Sorry for not being on here for so long, i decided to bite the bullet and start up my marine tank.

Its a 100L tank fitted with TMC V2 400 skimmer, but the bubble stop does not seem to be working as ive got bubbles entering the tank??

Its a brand new set up and when its on it just totally foams up like bubble bath at mo

Any sugestions?

Steve
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Re: TMC V2 400 Skimmer #2
reduce the venturi opening bit by bit till the bubbles stop going into the tank and you'll be sorted

the foaming could just be the extra bubbles or you may just have a huge amount of crap in the water
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Re: TMC V2 400 Skimmer #3
the venturi is at its lowest setting, do u think its beacuse its just set up within the last 24 hours?

Might be just settling in?
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Re: TMC V2 400 Skimmer #4
is the skimmer outlet out of the water? might just be bubbles coumming from the drop like a waterfall does?

but leave it be for a day and then see what happens, i know some people here have similar skimemrs to that so they'd be better to assist you
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Re: TMC V2 400 Skimmer #5
ok thanks for ya help, might just be there is nothing in there apart from saltwater!

When can i put my live rock in was thinking of getting some next weekend?
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Re: TMC V2 400 Skimmer #6
I have the same skimmer, just leave it for a week and it should sort itself out
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Re: TMC V2 400 Skimmer #7
I would add your live rock now as you are still setting up. See my marine article in the article section.

Give the skimmer a while to settle down. It is supposed to produce a foam so that is ok. The air will probably settle down as Tarek said. (Nice to see yours sorted itself out in the end Tarek)