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Old 08-25-2010, 09:37 AM   #21
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I did not purchase a wet/dry filter.
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:04 PM   #22
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Based on what I am reading I am thinking I could continue to use the Eheim canister for a few months and then as my budget permits me, I can go ahead and buy a wet/dry filtration system.
I did not say to not buy or that you did buy. The statement about made it seem to me that you where thinking about it.
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:09 PM   #23
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I did think about getting a wet/dry. I think I am getting information overload about the FOWLR.
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:34 PM   #24
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No problem, step back and enjoy the moment.
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:43 PM   #25
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My concern now is that after 3 days the water in the tank is not crystal clear as yet.
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:45 PM   #26
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oh ho ho. Crystal clear water is WAY more difficult to obtain then you might think. Lots of carbon, skimming, and mechanical filtration will do it, along with beastly amounts of flow to keep things turning over. Is it cloudy or are there still particulates floating around?
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:48 PM   #27
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I don't have as much white particles floating around now. However it is a bit cloudy and not as clear as my freshwater tank. here is a video clip:
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Old 08-26-2010, 08:57 AM   #28
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Today is day 5 and my water is getting much clearer. However, I am having problems adjusting my skimmer to a "good" setting.
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Skimmers really take 1-2 weeks to really "break-in" and start pulling a good amount of skimmate. What kind of skimmer is it.
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Old 08-26-2010, 09:11 AM   #30
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I have a sea clone 100 skimmer. My problem is that I am not sure I getting the foam level correct. I am not sure how to get the airflow into the skimmer. I sometimes get too much foam or little or no foam at all.
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