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Old 03/22/2017, 05:55 AM   #126
Optionman
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2una, thanks for the info on the sump setup. I've luckily gotten by with just a new ASM G1 skimmer in the left section of my 650's sump, and trying to use the rest as a refugium. I have the green hose hanging exactly like yours and am trying to figure out a good use for it. I also like your idea about using the board to direct flow further left.

Do you get a lot of skim out of both skimmers or is the second one more for the aeration to boost Ph?


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Old 03/22/2017, 06:32 AM   #127
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2una, thanks for the info on the sump setup. I've luckily gotten by with just a new ASM G1 skimmer in the left section of my 650's sump, and trying to use the rest as a refugium. I have the green hose hanging exactly like yours and am trying to figure out a good use for it. I also like your idea about using the board to direct flow further left.

Do you get a lot of skim out of both skimmers or is the second one more for the aeration to boost Ph?


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The BM D9 pretty much starves the Ati....the Ati its really just ph lift + catching the biopellet effluent. I get 2 different coloured skimate in both,the ati's is just mostly biopellet creamy junk & the BM is dark green stinks to high heaven stuff.
I brought the Ati cos i wasn't sure the BM was pulling what it should have been but it's definitely doing a good job.
Bit more time with the marine pure blocks in & i'm hoping i can remove the biopellet reactor


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