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Old 08-22-2013, 08:16 PM   #11
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Are you adding additives in your tank?
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:26 PM   #12
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That's just from yesterday no additives

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Old 08-22-2013, 08:40 PM   #13
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You only clean it when at least it is 1/4 cup filled. I can just see barely at the bottom of the cup.
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:52 PM   #14
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Oh. I've never let it get that full
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:26 PM   #15
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Oh. I've never let it get that full
LoL I wait for mine to get 1/2 full.
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:32 PM   #16
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I've always cleaned it when the center column gets a lot built up
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:34 PM   #17
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Everytime you remove the cup you disturb the skimming process cause it restarts to build the bubbles again.
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:07 PM   #18
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Everytime you remove the cup you disturb the skimming process cause it restarts to build the bubbles again.
I did not know this. Thanks for the info
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:19 PM   #19
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I would recommend using a suction gadget like the turkey buster to empty the cup. That way you minimize the wear and tear of the o-ring rubber seal (if there is one) and avoid disturbing the skimmer. Maybe once a month you can remove and clean the whole cup.
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:21 PM   #20
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Ok. I won't have that skimmer next month. I'm changing my set up
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