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Old 08-16-2002, 09:24 PM   #1
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Ever wonder why your skimmer overflowed?

The other night I turned on my skimmer, I watched it for several minutes and it kept overflowing the cup every 5 min or so. I looked at the water line in the skimmer and it did seem awfully high. Well, I do not run my skimmer 24/7, I unplug it for several hours each night when I feed the tank. When I feed the skimmer shuts down and starts putting micro bubbles in the tank, so I figure if it's not going to do anything anyway....When I plug it back in, before I go to bed, it usually starts back up and it's business as usual. Well as I said the other night something was amiss, I left it off and went to bed, when I got up, I plugged it in and it started skimming like usual. I just figured there was some oily fish in the food I fed that night and went on about my business.

Well Tonight when I fed the tank, I was laying on the couch watching and this is what I saw....


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Old 08-17-2002, 12:32 AM   #2
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this is one of the funniest things i have seen in a long time. of course, being a blennie owner myself, i can relate to having them hide in all kinds of places.

nice pic too
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Kevin, you must enter that picture for pic of the month. Love it!
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Fantastic pic! It just seems to make me smile everytime I look at it. That's one of the great things about this hobby, there's always something that surprises me.

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