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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Quite a set up you have their.

Coralife Super Skimmer 65 (WithPump)

Later i did a gate vale mod on mine made adjusting much easier let me know if are interested in how i did that and i will let you know. I have to empty the top chamber every half hour. I thought I would post for others.

Please don’t ask for review or how this skimmer compare with other skimmer as Deuce76’s thread already has it. Also, the white foam needs to be rinsed and cleaned every couple of days or you will get back pressure and the above problems.

I also drilled out that little hole on the output tube a little bigger. I have mine right next to the skimmmer intake and it is skimming some really dark nasty stuff.

I also put airline hose over the nipple- so it got rid of the sound immediately Several people, including Anthony Calfo, suggest keeping the skimmer pump as close to the surface as possible.


To make maters worse, the skimmer came to me without the adjustment valve that hooks up to the pump that is sosposed to be used to the break in period. Skimmet, next tip is not a sump use tip. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Any chance of posting a skkmmer of how you have it setup? Something else is the problem.

Protein Skimmers :: Gallons or Less :: Coralife Super Skimmer 65 (WithPump) – Saltwater To Go

Make sure that the output flexible skimemr is not submerged or it will cause back pressure. Most folks with bare-bottom tanks generally wet skim.

Ive only had mine for only a few days now and the changes are minor was to lessen the noise from the spashing sound from the return. If you’re seeing this message, you haven’t met them yet. The other item we include with the model 65 Super Skimmer is a flow control valve.

The skimmate is lighter in color, not as smelly but you get a lot of it. I was going for the hang on back installation. This tube would be 30ish inches long. Have your skimmer pump as close as you can to the overflow output.

All times are GMT Ive only got this setup for 1 hour so I am not sure how performance will affect it. Wet or dry skimming is preference I think.


My setup is in sump with the output going into my collection chamber. Find More Posts by Deuce I find the red valve to be super-sensitive, and it took about 4 days of adjustments to get the skimmer working, without frequent major zuper intakes into collection cup.

First of all i would like to say hello! I have created this page to make it easier for people to find fixes and mods for their Coralife Super Skimmers. Bubble Issues with Protein Skimmer – 3reef Forums. I have research as much as I could on the Internet and couldn’t find anything like the problem I’m having.

Along with tip 3, your output tube should extend into the sponge, but not below the water level in the center hole. Protein Skimmers can be either inside a sump or hang on the back of your aquarium. The skimmer will calm dowmn in a day or two then you can adjust the red water level up higher. The pump needs to be within 2 inches of the waters surface, measured from the top of the pump. I have owned every model of Super Skimmer and set them up on many tanks. So many people do it anyways.

It just hangs in the tank by the tube.