Filter roller effeciency (Clarisea SK-5000)

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Hi

I'm currently using a Calrisea SK-5000 filter,and I have a small dilemma.
Mu sump was designed, before I new roller filters existed, so wgen adding the filter I had to add a much smaller skimmer (Nyos 120).
Due to general low ph, I'm thinking of trying to run with a much larger skimmer and remove the roller filter.
I could add some floss in the bubble trap, to see how much debris that gets collected, and ofcourse look out for nitrate and phosphate values.

Is there anything I should be concerned about if I try this approach?
 
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To get ph up, what about adding small CO2 scrubber and recirculate scrubber air through skimmer cup. Much simpler change and probably more effective.
I already have a big CO2 scrubber.
I'm not sure if I'm able to do some diy to make it recirculating. Parts for such things is not easy to get around here.
Besides, if the skimmer isn't pulling enough air, it doesn't matter how much I scrub the air.
 
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Thinking about remove also mine, more space (for a refugium) and maybe better life for sps having more stuff floating in water...
Just removed mine today and replaced it with a bigger skimmer.
Added some floss in the bubble trap, to see how much debris gets collected.
Going to do a N and P test later
Hopefully, I remember to update the thread with my findings.
 
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