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blue71
01-08-2012, 12:18 PM
My remora pro isn't working at all. I have no idea why, it's getting a decent amount of flow (Rio 2100), and I tried the adjustment screw. Nothing.

dv3
01-08-2012, 02:49 PM
My remora pro isn't working at all. I have no idea why, it's getting a decent amount of flow (Rio 2100), and I tried the adjustment screw. Nothing.

the screw isnt for adjustment you take the screw out to clean the jet with a pipe cleaner or included brush if you have it ....that usually helps alot

the only adjustment on it is to raise (dry skim) and lower (wet skim) the cup

do you have anything to skim? ...what kind of bioload do you have?

blue71
01-08-2012, 03:53 PM
There should be enough to skim. I had a fish disappear in it, and could never find it.

dv3
01-08-2012, 04:29 PM
There should be enough to skim. I had a fish disappear in it, and could never find it.

well try taking out the screw and cleaning the jet ...is doesnt hurt to clean that once a week and once a month at least

ReeFerMan
01-12-2012, 07:56 PM
Iíve had problems with my Urchin in sump skimmer before so I contacted AquaC. They recommended to me that I should change the pump every 2 years. Also, I asked if I could use a larger pump, they said no that a larger pump would hurt the skimmer and not work properly. I just see that their specification is the Rio-1400 for your Remora Pro or Mag 3. http://www.proteinskimmer.com/Product%20Pages/Remora%20Pro.htm

blue71
01-12-2012, 10:44 PM
I was told that a Rio 2100 or a Mag-5 would work best, but I wouldn't be adversed to trying a smaller pump. I suppose that it's not working for a reason.

notchback5.0
01-12-2012, 11:19 PM
i had the urchin for like 6 months and it never worked correct. i replaced it with an asm mini which i now do not use.

blue71
01-14-2012, 10:07 AM
Wanna sell the ASM? Lol.

blue71
01-15-2012, 05:51 PM
Got a new pump today and cleaned the injector. This hasn't worked this well since I got it. It's pulled out almost 3 full cups of skimmate in the past hour.

scrumpto
02-05-2012, 07:10 AM
Ya, it's essentially like a downdraft skimmer. The bigger the pump the more skimmate it produces. I put that quiet one pump you sold me on mine with a valve to divert the extra flow. Came home one night to a half empty tank when the skimmer finally kicked in. Thankfully it drains to the sewe. Point here is be careful with too much pump!

bruce
08-12-2012, 04:55 PM
very helpful information thank you
Ya, it's essentially like a downdraft skimmer. The bigger the pump the more skimmate it produces. I put that quiet one pump you sold me on mine with a valve to divert the extra flow. Came home one night to a half empty tank when the skimmer finally kicked in. Thankfully it drains to the sewe. Point here is be careful with too much pump!