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It depends on the price point... reef octo is a great brand but is pricey. I've also been reading great things about Simplicity DC skimmers their customer service is supposed to be amazing and they are family owned and operated. They aren't as fancy as the big names but from the reviews, they do what skimmers are supposed to do at a reasonable price.
 

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OK, get a pot of water and get it to boil, place the airline from the skimmer in the pot, let the skimmer pump draw in the boiling water, this should do the trick. If not I would soak the pump in citrus acid or weak vinegar.

If you need a new skimmer Simplicity 120 should work nicely, I have the 240 model on a 120 gallon tank.
 
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OK, get a pot of water and get it to boil, place the airline from the skimmer in the pot, let the skimmer pump draw in the boiling water, this should do the trick. If not I would soak the pump in citrus acid or weak vinegar.

If you need a new skimmer Simplicity 120 should work nicely, I have the 240 model on a 120 gallon tank.
Is this a cleaning method or what you think is going on
 

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This is a cleaning process, do this and then the citric acid, if that does not help, you need either an impeller, pump, and impeller, or a new skimmer.
 

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