is there any requirements for skimmer installation? does the skimmer have to be in a certain depth of the sump? I have a 20 long sump that I put a asm1gx skimmer in. I just dropped it in! will this affect the performance?
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I'd raise it ,so only about 1/3 of the skimmer( rrom the bse to the bottom of the skimmer cup ) was immersed in the water. The bubbles climb from the water line so having it too deep or too shallow does effect performance. I run my asm4s immersed at 10 inches .They are 26 inches high from the base to the bottom of the skimmer cup. You can make a stand for it; plexigalss with pvc legs secured with zip ties works nicely.