Should Protein Skimmers Run All The Time?

Should Protein Skimmers Run All The Time?

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QandA Staff asked 2 years ago

The “expert” at my local store told me to buy a timer from Home Depot and run my protein skimmer 2 hours during every 12 hour period. I am new to protein skimmers but would have expected to read about a schedule on the box if it needed a schedule. Should my skimmer run 24/7 or on a schedule?