B.Magus Curve 5 overflowed help!!

Danh Ngo

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I just upgraded from 20g to 65g. My BMagus Curve 5 overflow is sitting in the sunp with 10.5” water column - turn to max, manual says: 9.5 - 11”. New tank + new skimmer, it keeps going crazy for 1 day now. So is that a break-in or I should raise it up to 8” like some ppl did? If it is a breakin, how long does it take?
 
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Break in should take a few days to a week. Don't fret, it'll get there. In the meantime, you can remove the overflow stopper and just let things flow. Once you start getting gunk, replace the stopper
 

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terrible skimmer. mine over flows unless 4'' in the water. which is obsurd.
i had to modify it by taking a syringe and drilling 4 holes in the side, one at 1ml, 2ml, 3ml, 4ml. i than adjust it up and down to have it skim better.
 

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Love my curve 5 took 4 days to break in and has worked like a champ since. Your mileage may vary on break in period but it does go nutty at first.
 
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Love my curve 5 took 4 days to break in and has worked like a champ since. Your mileage may vary on break in period but it does go nutty at first.
ive been using mine for 3 months.
what depth do you run it at?
 

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Their recommended depth is a little too deep imo. Mine works amazing, and I have it at 9. It's like 2 clicks from 'high' which means low...
 

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