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Old 06-23-2009, 10:21 PM   #1
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oil slick on top of the water

my tanks 6 weeks old i do water changes weekly my 2 fish look great but there seems to be an oily film on the surface of the water.is this normal.?and if not how do i stop it
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IME more surface agitation takes care of it.
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Yep, point a ph more to the top and get more agitation.
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I agree with surface aggitation. Also lay a paper towel on top of it and quickly take it out and it will take most of it out. It`s called a protien sheen.
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Also had the same problem when my tank was new and more surface aggitation took it away
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thanks everyone looks much better now
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