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Old 08-29-2008, 07:18 PM   #1
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Here's mine, show me yours

Skimmate...of course.

This is exactly 7 days worth of....well, you can call it what you want, but it smells horrible. Skimmer is a modded Octo NW200.







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Creamy...like Jiffy peanutbutter.
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Off topic, I know... but am I going senile or did you just change your username? What - you didn't have enough c's in there to start with?
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LOL yeah....I started stuttering and ended up with 1 too many c's.
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Kurt, it's you! It has been brought up an admin just needs to see the post.
That stuff looks nasty! How does it taste?
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Old 08-29-2008, 11:04 PM   #5
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That stuff looks nasty! How does it taste?
I just finished supper when I took those pics, so I was full. I'll send you a peanutbutter sandwich and a cup of coffee. Tell us what you think.

...and thnx to the admin who fixed my name.
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Actually... it kind of looks like vegemite. Probably tastes like it too.

(No offense to our Aussie members. I'm sure it's an acquired taste. Kind of like Kraft Macaroni and Cheese!)
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Seriously? I love Kraft Mac and Cheese! :p

Also seriously, that's some really nice looking skimmate. I'm envious!
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Well mine is only at 3 days now since I cleaned it dumped it mid-week. I'll probably get some pics later or take it off this weekend when I do a water change and monthly maintenance. I'll post then. That is some good skimmate though
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LOL - peanut butter sandwich and coffee!

May I ask how you get rid of it? I used to have a yeast-based CO2 system and I'd dump the old yeast/sugar mix outside. The smell would linger in the sink if I dumped it out there.
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That`s some great looking skimate Larry. And you say 1 week`s worth. Not too many DOC`s in that tank.
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