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Protein skimmer not skimming???

(@rio32)
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What would cause a protein skimmer to not bubble?  The pump is working but no foam is being produced.  Hoping for some suggestions to try.  Thanks!

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Topic starter Posted : 08/04/2020 5:55 pm
(@heath)
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Posted by: @rio32

What would cause a protein skimmer to not bubble?  The pump is working but no foam is being produced.  Hoping for some suggestions to try.  Thanks!

Check to make sure your venturi/air intake isnt clogged with salt or other debris.

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Posted : 08/04/2020 8:02 pm
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What skimmer do you have?

Happens with mine sometimes. I will pull mine out of the water enough until bubbles start going and then lower it back down. I usually have to remove the collection cup for that task.

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Posted : 08/05/2020 9:05 am
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Thank you both!  I cleaned the venturi intake and it seems to have helped some.  I have a Diablo skimmer if that helps.  Will try taking it out of the water a bit.  

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Topic starter Posted : 08/05/2020 5:29 pm
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