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Old 07-05-2011, 06:08 PM   #11
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It seems youve got a nice thick skimmate. Thats a good thing. Mine m=smells like death evey time I dump it. Its seriously bad. lol

How often do you have to dump it? You can adjust it to make it goo-ier or more liquidy.
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:09 PM   #12
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I dump it weekly but it's never half full
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:12 PM   #13
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I should add that I'm just finishing the stage when you get brown algae on the sand. Could that be y nitrates between 5 and 10
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:12 PM   #14
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Oh, I'd def adjust it some. I have to empty mine every other day. What do you all have in the tank again? as far as fish? Maybe you just don't have alot of organics to pull.....
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:13 PM   #15
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I hate adjusting it lol . I'll try. It's just a 3 to 4 inch porcupine puffer and some edible Cuc
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:16 PM   #16
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You just might not have enough to pull yet. I'm a notorious over feeder so I know why my skimmer is always full lol. I'm also reading between 5-10 nitrates myself.
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Ok I'll get more rings Friday and adjust the skimmer. Yea I think I overfeed at times but he just overeats lol he is a rather fat fish
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