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Old 06-02-2011, 08:58 PM   #11
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Ok so basically it turns harmful stuff into foam and then u remove it manually by cleaning the top cup?
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Old 06-02-2011, 09:02 PM   #13
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Huh interesting. Is this a sw thing only or would one help my discus tank
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Old 06-02-2011, 09:18 PM   #14
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you can use it wherever you want, all it does is creats microbubbles that attract disolved organics and pulls it out of the water
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Huh interesting. Is this a sw thing only or would one help my discus tank
If this Discus tank is planted it would not be a good Idea to use a Skimmer because the skimmer would remove nutriants needed by the plants. Better to spend your money on a good filter.IMO
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Old 06-03-2011, 05:38 PM   #16
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Still no foam nothing but water droplets so far
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SeaClone skimmers are notoriously bad. They dont skim well when properly adjusted and difficult to 'dial in' When I first started out I assumed skimmers are all the same. So I bought a SeaClone because that's what the lfs sold. I couldn't get it to skim, and I bought a second one, figuring the first was broken. I ended up returning them after a few weeks and bought a better unit- for around the same price.

If you purchased the skimmer new, you might consider returning it, since you might never get it to make foam.
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I ordered it offline I don't even know if I can return it. What are good skimmer brands
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Skimmers really only work on salt systems, as the density of fresh water is too low to make bubbles that will not instantly collapse.
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