Tip of the Day – 10/7/2010


Can a protein skimmer be too large for your setup? Yes, it most certainly can. If the skimmer is too big, it will have a hard time maintaining the rate of nutrient removal. Nutrients will still be removed, but it will require a larger bio-load to maintain the skimmer’s performance. Additionally, the foam head will be unstable since the protein skimmer’s neck will be too large to maintain a thick, frothy foam level.


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