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Old 08-22-2013, 06:35 PM   #1
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Skimmer cleaning

Is it normal to have to clean the skimmer cup almost everyday
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Old 08-22-2013, 06:55 PM   #2
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If the cup contains light colored then you need to adjust for optimum skimming to get darker liquid on the cup.
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:01 PM   #3
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Your skimmate should look like tea if it does and your cleaning the cup every day then chances are the skimmer is to small for the system
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:17 PM   #4
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Your skimmate should look like tea if it does and your cleaning the cup every day then chances are the skimmer is to small for the system
Agree 100%, get a bigger skimmer but none will stay clear if thats what your looking for?
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:32 PM   #5
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It gets really dirty. The skimmer is an eshoppes rated for up to 100 gallons and my tank is 55
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:45 PM   #6
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Can you post a pic?
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Probably a result of your green water issue you posted the other day. Unless its been like this before.
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:58 PM   #8
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Probably a result of your green water issue you posted the other day. Unless its been like this before.
Before the green water I was cleaning it every few days
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:04 PM   #9
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There it is

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Hahaha, sorry lol. You would nit want to see my skimmer! That looks new lol
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