Posts Tagged ‘protein skimmer’
When your protein skimmer won’t settle down, check the little piece that everyone overlooks
Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Cleaning your skimmer’s cup by hand is not safe. Chemicals in the skimmate can be absorbed by your skin which can make you sick. Use an spray nozzle instead of your hands.
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Part 2 of my MACNA 2013 coverage continues with interviews from Neptune Systems, My Reef Creations, Hydor, CAD lights, Ecoxotic, and Current USA. Oh, make sure you catch the outtakes.
Note: For the best viewing experience, watch the show in …Read more
Protein skimmers usually overflow when either the water level around them rises, or if you dose chemicals like slime coat enhancers. If you are experiencing overflow issues, or you have to frequently close down the output valve on your skimmer, …Read more
One fun aspect of the saltwater aquarium hobby is that it is constantly evolving. Back when I started my first saltwater tank in the late 1980’s, live rock was virtually unheard of and protein skimmers were all air stone driven …Read more
Something I’ve done every Tuesday on my Facebook page is to post bad advice I’ve heard. I call it “Terrible Advice Tuesdays”. The whole reason I started Mr. Saltwater Tank was to take the confusion out of setting up and …Read more
Protein skimmers have a lot of value on a saltwater tank. They remove dissolved organic material (waste), they oxygenate your tank’s water and they help give you insight to what’s going on in your tank.
For my 235g tank build, …Read more
A saltwater aquarium trade show as big and famous of MACNA could only be covered in 2 separate Mr. Saltwater Tank episodes. Here’s part 2 of my coverage of MACNA featuring some of the biggest names in the saltwater tank …Read more
Protein skimmers have a mixed track record with me. I’ve owned horrible ones and I’ve owned great ones.
So when I saw Hydor (a pump company) introduce their line of slim skim protein skimmers, I decided I’d see how good …
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