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Old 01-24-2013, 12:29 PM   #1
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Film on top of the water?

Theres a film filled with little bits of stuff on the top of my water, what could this be and how do i get rid of it? It appeared when i started vodka dosing
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:19 PM   #2
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Do you have a decent amount of surface agitation? That usually keeps film off the top of the water.

I've never done the vodka dosing, so not sure if that is related or coincidence.
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Are you running a protein skimmer on this tank? Those films are typically a lack of running a running a protein skimmer and/or a lack of adequate surface agitation.
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I have good surface agiation on one side, and i skim using a remora aqua c w a mag drive 3, rated for 150 gallon, i have a 55 gallon (overkill i know)
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Also placing a paper towel on it and quickly pull it out has worked for me.
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