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Old 07-04-2008, 01:30 AM   #1
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Skimmer.

I have a 90g tank. About two months old now. I have a hang on the back prism skimmer. I was wondering how long does it take to actually see build up of scum in the cup? I am not sure if it is working properly.
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Anywhere from a couple days to a week or so depending on how wet your skimming it should need to be emptied.
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Old 07-04-2008, 01:44 AM   #3
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So it's been goin for at least a month. I must not have it working properly.
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Do you have any fish and is the skimmer producing good bubbles?
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No fish yet but i do have crads snails and a star fish. What do you mean by good bubbles?
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the skimmer make bubbles thats how it fills the cup up. if you skimmer is not producin bubbles then you have a problem you need to make an adjustment if you can on that skimmer.
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Made an adjustment to a knob that I didn't even know I could and started getting bubbles at the bottom of the cup. I guess over time more bubbles will come and will over flow into the cup?
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Old 07-06-2008, 01:51 PM   #10
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Sweet! It's only been a day. With just a little tweak of the knob I am gettin as you guy's called it "good bubbles" in my cup thingy.
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