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Fluval 407 / FX4 and Lily Pipe Surface Skimmer

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Scoping out the filter for my next tank. Anyone have issues with using a Fluval 407 or FX4 with the lily pipe surface skimmer. I was concerned that the suction might be too much and pull the floater down. I was watching on YouTube where someone hooked up a FX6 and had issues.

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I own a stainless steel inflow that I used to use on my 40 breeder attached to a 525 gallon/hour canister filter. At that speed it worked fine so long as the intake slits remained clean. If a few big plant leaves fell across them and clogged them then I would get the suckage you mention with the skimmer. I am planning to use this on my 75 gallon fx4 when it arrives. My solution going forward was to use my drill press to drill 4 holes in the screw on cap at the base of the lily pipe to add additional inflow potential. Will it work? Not sure but I'm hopeful.
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