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Old 08-08-2007, 09:05 PM   #1
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protein skimmer question

Now that i got my lr in my 75 gallon the protein skimmer is starting to give me some production (seaclone 150) however im not sure if it is the type of production i should be geting. Should it be liquidy? There is not a bunch of foam in the colleciton cup, the foam reaches the top of the inner tube and then kinda drips out a bit and i am slowly geting some nasty looking liquid.
is this correct? or does my skimmer need some tweaking?
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Someone correct me if I'm wrong. Nasty looking liquid is what you want, it shows it is working properly.
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It will be liquidy, yes. You should see some foam rising through the uptake and then liquid in the collection cup.
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Sounds like you are skimming to me!
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Someone correct me if I'm wrong. Nasty looking liquid is what you want, it shows it is working properly.
Sounds like a correct assessment to me. It`s working fine.
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