Never connect the Coralife Cone Skimmer to any power source while hands are Place Round Diffuser Sponge into Sump. (). 4. Collection Cup. Assembly. Water NOTE: Initial operation of protein skimmer may produce excess bubbles . Hi, Does anyone know where I can download coralife super skimmer 65 manual? just bought a used CSS and doesn’t have the manual. The Coralife Super Skimmer includes a Needle-Wheel Water Pump. Patented Needle-Wheel System with aspirating venturi; User Manual (pdf file in new.

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In this article, we look at the Super Skimmer series, the 65, and Gallon models.

If used as a HOT, try to coralige the water level in the main tank constant. Since the skimmer is an up, over and down feed, try to have the pump as high to the sump surface level as you can.

The valve fits between the pump and the clean tubing but is not necessary unless you are getting too much flow from the return. First, the tube is very hard to insert in both the unit and the pump. Have the skimmer pump as high as you can.

Find More Posts by dviper Also, the white foam needs to be rinsed and cleaned every couple of days or you will get back pressure and the above problems.

Skimmer help – Aquarium Forum. My first tank setup! This will cause more air to be drawn into the venturi coralofe increase s,immer production.

The skimmate is lighter in color, not as smelly but you get a lot of it.

Modifing the Coralife Super Skimmer CSS – Tyler Merrick

I havr tried new white titers new bcd filters. Wet or dry skimming is preference I think. Also drilled out the two holes on the silencer a little bigger so they could suck more air. Many new reefers, however, get confused with the huge range of different options.


Most reefers know that sitting at or just under the rated tank size does a decent job but that more is much better and I personally recommend getting a model that has a higher rating than your tank size.

There are some other changes that I want to make like making the drainage hole bigger on the collection cup but I want to have this protein skimmer really turn in before I start making changes. My account Sign in Create account. Keep in mind that the minimum water level inside the skimmer is at least at same hight as in your tank no matter how open the valve is. They work perfectly fine without it. Oct 14, 2. Last edited by Jadinop; at Is skimmeg output tubing under water? Cleaned it out sper the skimmer started working wonderfully again.

How to setup a Coralife 65g protein skimmer?

As of this morning when I left for work I had no skim yet. During the summer sjper, evaporation rate is gonna be pretty high. Ok here are the specs. I guess that you have a RIO or so running on that skimmer?? This includes any accounting for your sump height if you are not mounting it externally. Has anyone done the fishing line mod to the needle wheel?

Virtually no noise, consistent bubble level in the riser tube and very few micro bubbles just a few in immediate vicinity of the diffuser box and some nasty smelling skimmate. Thank you Tyler, Your research is by far the best and most efficient in the whole web, even better than Coralife itself. I ended up sticking the return line supper my sup into it in my dt to replace the spraybar. The unit is made of polycarbonate plastic. What was happening is the skimmer had back pressure on the outlet hose.


The manufacturing oils left on the plastic are detrimental to the operation of the skimmer and need to be dissolved before it will start operating properly. If your skimmer is still overflowing when you set up the pump, try to reduce the pump by placing a small pvc fitting inside the tube of the pump. I would say the skimmer in the video is set to high for the breakin period.

I have tried everything mentioned, but nothing works. No suction cups, nothing. Your email address will not be published. Good luck and HTH.

Keep the red water adjustment level set as low as possible for now and put you clear over flow tube in a 1 or 2 gallon pail to catch all of the skimmate. Anybody have a problem with the spray bar on a Emporor ? That is probably why you where having problems. I will be sure to give you guys updates as time goes by. I can’t do it for a few days forgot my camera at work. I am wondering if I really do need this as it seems there is just to much water flow running through the skimmer. E-mail of your friend.

I then made sure it was level hanging off the skimmsr of the sump.