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Old 04-09-2012, 07:51 PM   #1
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Air bubbles on my rock and tank

I have a 65 gallon saltwater live rock and fish only tank with a sump and protein skimmer. I seem to be getting a lot of air bubbles in the tank on the rock and glass. How can I get rid of this??

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Old 04-11-2012, 05:05 AM   #2
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If you have just put water in the tank, then the air comes from the action of the water pouring into the tank. If it is established, I would check to make sure no air is getting sucked into the return pump which creates microbubbles.

My new tank started sucking air and I ended up with thousands of bubbles on the glass and in the rock crevices. Once I adjusted the flow and the air stopped going into the pump I wiped away the bubbles on the glass with my glass scraper and used a small powerhead to force the bubbles I could see (and a lot I couldnt) from the rock.
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