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Hang On Back (HOB)

Nov 07 (11 days ago)
Classic 100-HOB
Just make sure that the cup is at the highest point and as with all HOB skimmers, you need to check the cup everyday and if it is full, empty it out. The skimmer will not stop running when the cup is...
Sep 26 (53 days ago)
http://blog.coralvue.com/download/7137/ Using the following assembly chart, which o-ring are you looking for? How can I just buy the o rings I need? Q x 2 and S x1 S o-rings are already integrated int...
Sep 20 (59 days ago)
Bubble Blaster HY-3000s Skimmer Pump
Thank you. I will try that thanks for reaching out and responding I took the time to submitted a ticket 4 times online trying to get help with my pump. It never worked and never went through. I'd pres...
Sep 12 (2 months ago)
K1 Nano Skimmer
TheK1 nano will not fit...with the holding bracket on the skimmer it will be wider than 4" however the Reef Octopus NS80 nano skimmer will fit perfectly. https://www.coralvue.com/reef-octopus-ns-80-...
Sep 08 (2 months ago)
HOB-100 skimmer water level issue fix
Hello everyone, If your having issues with the water level in the second chamber going to high or overflowing just remove the sponge twords the bottom of the drain pipe. I could not figure out why the...
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Aug 31 (2 months ago)
No owner's manual or installation booklet.....
Hello Carlos: Thank you for the link to the video, I appreciate it. I really was expecting that an owner's manual would be included in the kit, I like to have the directions and the trouble shooting s...
Aug 10 (3 months ago)
Reef Octopus BH-50 INT Nano protein skimmer
Hi on the Reef Octopus BH-50 INT Nano protein skimmer how thick of a rim will this skimmer accommodate? My tank is a rimmed tank, I have no sump so I would have to use this as a hang on back skimmer. ...
Jun 29 (4 months ago)
Cracked collection cup
I just brought the Classic 100-HOB hang on protection skimmer and when I took it out the book the collection cup was cracked I was told I needed to call you guys but can’t find a phone number. I just ...
Jun 18 (5 months ago)
HOB 1000
Good evening, I purchached the hob 1000 about 6 months ago, and I'm having a issue with the skimmer producing skimmate. I have the the cup in the lowest setting possible and I could go 2 months (o...
Jun 14 (5 months ago)
Classic 1000 HOB skimmer limo
I installed a new classic 1000 hob skimmer about 4 days ago and there were several problems with the pump and connections. Both connections to the skimmer leaked, even with the O rings installed. I wa...
Jun 11 (5 months ago)
Collection Cup
I have a new Classic 1000 HOB Protein Skimmer. Running fine from day one except lately it becomes harder and harder to pull out place back the collection cup. I wash it thoroughly on both sides includ...
May 28 (5 months ago)
Over flowing with nothing but micro bubbles
Ran great for two hours now over flows with nothing but micro bubbles. Second one I have had. First one same problem but it ran a few weeks tell it flooded my house. So no! It’s not priming!! There a...
May 23 (5 months ago)
Tellya what,, Ill never, ever buy another reef octopus anything !
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Apr 25 (6 months ago)
Can I remove the sponges in the hob 100 skimmer?
They seem to be just collecting detritus, do I'm wondering if I can remove them. Yes, you can.
Apr 19 (7 months ago)
Classic 100-HOB
Hello, I have just put together the skimmer and tried to hang it up, but the problem is the fish tank. It’s Fluval 46 gallon and has a plastic rim around the tank. It prevents a skimmer to sit about 2...
Apr 11 (7 months ago)
100 hob skimmer not turning on
I've tried different outlets, etc, but the pump is not powering on. What should I do? Also, are the sponges necessary? Can I remove them without affecting performance? Have you taken the pump apart j...
Mar 19 (8 months 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 (9 months 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 (9 months 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 (9 months 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...