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Old 09-12-2003, 02:10 AM   #1
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Protien Skimmer, Simple but can work ?

Just wanted to know if it does work for this....

I'm using DSB with LR.. anyway, i have used those mineral drinking bottle...cut away the tip...put inside the tank with wooden air-stone below... to act like how a skimmer works....and bubbles or foam(brownish) do accumulate.

Does the above simple method work like a protien skimmer ???
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I've made skimmers out of 2-litre pepsi bottles and wooden airstones. They don't move a lot of water, but they are very efficient because of the massive amounts of fine air bubles injected into them.

A counter current Lee brand skimmer is the same same concept and costs $20.
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Old 09-12-2003, 06:33 AM   #3
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How do you remove the concentrated DOC (foam) from mixing back with the water?
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