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Old 02/02/2015, 11:09 AM   #33
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The skimmer will be erratic during the first 2-4 week break-in period. We usually recommend having the outlet fully open (arrow pointing towards "O") and let the skimmate drain back into the skimmer during break-in.

If the skimmer is still overflowing after a couple of weeks, we would recommend doing a large water change (about 25%) and run activated carbon to help make the water less viscous (which reduces the foaming).

Let us know how it works out.


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