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A few questions about my protein skimmer

ant

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can i hook my canister filter outlet up to my protein skimmer after it takes it from my sump? And if i do a 15% water change per month, is that enough?
 

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yes, but it would be better the other way round so the skimmer takes out the waste before the filter has to.

and yes 15% a month is okay, unlesss you get high readings of nitrate, phosphate etc
 

Colin

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yes or by having the overflow from the tank going directly to skimmer is best
 

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