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Old 07-20-2008, 11:22 AM   #1
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pics of whats in my skimmer cup

hi my prizm skimmer as been running 5 days and this what is in the cup as you can see there is some dirty water at the bottom . is this right or should there bee more muck. Click image for larger version

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Old 07-20-2008, 11:51 AM   #2
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It generally takes a week or two for a new skimmer to break in. It looks like you are almost there. Skimmate (what ends up in the collection cup) should be tea colored or darker depending on how wet you run your skimmer. Mine is usually much darker, closer to coffee colored (and it stinks).
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