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Old 02-09-2004, 06:37 PM   #1
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Another protien skimming question??

My protien skimmer collection cup is just filling up with water that looks crystal clear. is this normal after a 25 percent water change. or is there something that i need to do?

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My protien skimmer collection cup is just filling up with water that looks crystal clear. is this normal after a 25 percent water change. or is there something that i need to do?
You need to turn it down, after a waterchange I would expect it to stop skimming alltogether for several hours or a day, but not skim water.
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My protien skimmer collection cup is just filling up with water that looks crystal clear. is this normal after a 25 percent water change. or is there something that i need to do?

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What did you use to condition the water?..Some conditioners make skimmers over react.
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I used Aqua Clear for the treatment.

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You need to turn it down, after a waterchange I would expect it to stop skimming alltogether for several hours or a day, but not skim water.
So that would mean i should no have Little flow? Or alot of airflow?

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Does it have a slime coat promoter in it? If so that is the problem
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What kind of skimmer?
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