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v2 120 nano skimmer

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Re: v2 120 nano skimmer

Postby madhouse » Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:52 pm

do you unpleg it or leave it to run ? when cleaning it out

also what is a dry skim and what is a wet skim
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Re: v2 120 nano skimmer

Postby Mick » Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:09 pm

I just used to turn mine down when I emptied the collection cup.
The only difference between dry and wet skimming is the level of the water in the skimmer.
With dry skimming the level is lower and you get a really thick gunge being collected in the cup and wet skimming, the level is set higher and the gunk is more runny
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Re: v2 120 nano skimmer

Postby madhouse » Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:12 pm

so what is the better way to skim dry or wet ?

or should i say what is the best for getting gunk out of the water
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Re: v2 120 nano skimmer

Postby Mick » Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:14 pm

I don't think it makes a lot of difference, I just used to set mine halfway between the two and let the skimmer get on with it :-):
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Re: v2 120 nano skimmer

Postby madhouse » Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:18 pm

arh so dont matter

how come i have so much stuff in the water with no real bio load
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Re: v2 120 nano skimmer

Postby Mick » Sun Jul 05, 2009 3:10 pm

A lot of it is probably just from setting the tank up.when the tank is running at full speed, some days you will get a lot and some days none, I don't know why it just happens :-):
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