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Aug 10 (5 days 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 (47 days 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 (58 days 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 months ago)
Tellya what,, Ill never, ever buy another reef octopus anything !
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Apr 25 (3 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 (3 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 (4 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 (4 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 (6 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 (6 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 (6 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...
Jan 29 (6 months ago)
I have the 1000 HOB, sitting to low?
I have the 1000 HOB and i know it has a break in period which will account for all of the micro bubbles. I did add a piece of filter floss over the over flow hole to limit the bubbles going into the ...
Jan 16 (6 months ago)
reef octopus classic 110-s broken Venturi part P
Good afternoon, i just received my skimmer in the male and the little stub that holds on the vacuum hose called the Venturi was broke. I have pictures of the broken part if it helps. I used some glue ...
Dec 29 (7 months ago)
Classic 1000 HOB Skimmer Not producing enough bubbles
So I had soaked and cleaned it previously. It worked great for about 2 weeks and then stopped working when I turned it off. Since I had cleaned it out so recently, I wasn't sure if it would make a dif...
Dec 12 (8 months ago)
Bh 1000 skimmer micro bubbles HELP
Hi, I got the BH 1000 skimmer for my seahorse tank- I have only had a few days and I believe I've installed it correctly. The micro bubbles are insane, filling up the whole tank. I understand break in...
Dec 12 (8 months ago)
BH 1000 Skimmer constantly overflowing
I've had this skimmer for over a year and it overflows constantly. It overflows when I do a water change, when I put my hand in the tank, when I turn it off and on, when I add chemicals, and sometimes...
Dec 12 (8 months ago)
Where can I find replacement o rings for octopus turbine pump oto-2000
I need replacement o rings and can't seem to find the right size anywhere. I need a total of 3 new ones Which o-rings do you need? The pump has a couple of different ones. The one missing in the pi...