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yesterday 11:55 (26 hours ago)
classic 1000 hang on back overflowing!!
hi i just purchased this classic 1000 reef octopus hang on back skimmer and the first time a plugged it in it worked perfect i even did my research and made sure it was assembled properly. when i went...
Feb 08 (40 days ago)
heater in output chamber
Would it be OK to put a heater in the output chamber of my reef octopus 2000? We do not recommend that.
Feb 01 (46 days ago)
Shut off valve for skimmer cup?
No. Yes, but they don't make one. Yes if for some reason the cup fills quicker then I can extract I want the piece of mind to know it will shut off. Thanks I think I found what I was looking for. I a...
Jan 30 (49 days ago)
Bh-90 pump making noise
Had skimmer for 8 months or so. Lately its been making this weird buzzing noise from motor. Its been cleaned multiple times, primed, I've started it with and without covering air intake, and noise con...
Jan 29 (49 days ago)
I have the 1000 HOB, sitting to low?
I have the 1000 HOB and i know it has a break in period which will account for all of the micro bubbles. I did add a piece of filter floss over the over flow hole to limit the bubbles going into the ...
Jan 16 (2 months ago)
reef octopus classic 110-s broken Venturi part P
Good afternoon, i just received my skimmer in the male and the little stub that holds on the vacuum hose called the Venturi was broke. I have pictures of the broken part if it helps. I used some glue ...
Dec 29 (2 months ago)
Classic 1000 HOB Skimmer Not producing enough bubbles
So I had soaked and cleaned it previously. It worked great for about 2 weeks and then stopped working when I turned it off. Since I had cleaned it out so recently, I wasn't sure if it would make a dif...
Dec 12 (3 months ago)
Bh 1000 skimmer micro bubbles HELP
Hi, I got the BH 1000 skimmer for my seahorse tank- I have only had a few days and I believe I've installed it correctly. The micro bubbles are insane, filling up the whole tank. I understand break in...
Dec 12 (3 months ago)
BH 1000 Skimmer constantly overflowing
I've had this skimmer for over a year and it overflows constantly. It overflows when I do a water change, when I put my hand in the tank, when I turn it off and on, when I add chemicals, and sometimes...
Dec 12 (3 months ago)
Where can I find replacement o rings for octopus turbine pump oto-2000
I need replacement o rings and can't seem to find the right size anywhere. I need a total of 3 new ones Which o-rings do you need? The pump has a couple of different ones. The one missing in the pi...
Nov 29 (3 months ago)
BH-90 Gurgling Sound From Return Pipe
I installed my skimmer a few days ago and am still waiting for it to break in. I am hearing very loud gurgling sound coming from the return pipe. So far as I can tell I have both the inlet and outlet ...
Nov 27 (3 months ago)
Surface Bubbles
I recently installed the Octo Classic 1000 HOB. Should I have surface bubbles around the foam on the water outlet? Depending on whats in your water you may have foam at the outlet as the skimmer brea...
Nov 13 (4 months ago)
Bh100ss volute cover?
What volute cover fits the bh-100ss surface skimmer adapter. Assuming that you have the AQ1000S pump, you will need volute cover "F" http://www.coralvue.com/aquatrance-volute-cover-2424 Does not look...
Nov 06 (4 months ago)
classic 90 hang on back reef octopus. setting adjustments
I recently purchased the reef octopus classic 90 hob . I'm leaving the valve open to try and break in . My tank is a 38 gallon bow front . Fish and corals. Over a year old now . All from scratch . It...
Nov 03 (4 months ago)
Reef octopus 2000 classic hob gurgling
I’ve had a new reef octopus 2000 classic hob for about a week I’ve set it up and it looks like it’s working properly except there is a gurgling noise like the water intake is sucking in air. I tried l...
Oct 19 (4 months ago)
BH2000 stopped skimming
I had successfully primed and used this hob unit for weeks, and now when I prime it it's not foaming up all of a sudden. So, now it's not functional. Suggestions? Is the pump completely dead or is the...
Oct 16 (5 months ago)
Collection Cup Overflow
I just installed my Classic 90 HOB skimmer, and after about 30 min, it begins to overflow at the collection cup. I have the adjusting pipe open, and have gone back through all the steps of set up to d...
Oct 04 (5 months ago)
Octo Classic 100-HOB help?!?!
We have the 100-HOB and the collection cup keeps filling up with water that is a tan color?! It fills very quickly, is this suppose to happen because we keep losing water in the tank. Not likely. The ...
Sep 25 (5 months ago)
Priming the hob 1000?
I am trying to prime the hob 1000. Every time I plug in the power cord and hold my finger over the air line. It just starts to fill up completely with water and overflows. How do I prime it? I watc...
Aug 16 (7 months ago)
skimmate not rising to cup
I have been running the classic 90HOB for a month, initially skimmate filled cup, after adjusting the opening, still not rising though skimmate is visible in neck. What should I do?