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Old 01-23-2017, 03:32 PM   #1
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Removing detritus

So I just realized that one of my power heads ( which is my under rock power head) stopped working. It's back in working mode now, was just stuck, but. Ow it's pumped up a lot of detritus that was apparently not getting flowed out while the power head was down. Any easy way to get this off my rocks, because after I got it working it just pushed it all around the tank and had landed on the rocks. I keep going on and using a power head to get it into the water again but should I shove a bag in my sump to catch it all or do you think my skimmer will take care of it? Click image for larger version

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Old 01-23-2017, 04:36 PM   #2
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You can use a turkey baster to blow any detritus off of rocks that has been missed. Proper filtration through things like filter socks will catch anything that is being flushed out.

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Or you can use airline tubing to suck out some water but all the detritus, it works better than a turkey baster. All you have to do is create a python with the air line tubing.
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