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Old 09-17-2008, 10:26 PM   #1
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Question White film on top of water?

I notice looking up in the tank the top of the water for the most part except were the water flow is has a lot of white film on top of it... what could that be? Should I get or find a Surface Skimmer?
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It's dissolved proteins. Pointing a ph at the surface will help break it up and a good protein skimmer will remove it.
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Do you have a sump on this tank. A HOB overflow would take care of this also. Surface skimmer. As Larry said a PH poited to the surface will work.
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Cool..... Thanks I got 2 power heads coming in tomorrow and I wish I did have a Sump But no room for it the stand I have is designed just for the tank and its very narrow to even fit anything underneath it i couldn't even fit my canister filter under it....
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That`s OK . Hopefully the PH`s will take care of it. Do you have a skimmer?
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That`s OK . Hopefully the PH`s will take care of it. Do you have a skimmer?
Yeah I have one..... and in-tank one.....
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Yeah I have one..... and in-tank one.....
That should help too.
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