bacteria dosing

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  1. nim

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    hi all
    when dosing special blend or prodibio, is it better to turn skimmer of or leave it on?
    thanks
     
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    Leave off for a couple of hours so that the bacteria have an opportunity to attach to surfaces or take up nutrients. Most articles I have read suggest between 3-4 hours
     
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    Prodibio recomends that the skimmer should be off for at least 12hrs... It's pointless running the skimmer when dosing bacteria because the skimmer will pull it out & you pouring your money down the drain...
     
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    Fortunately prodibio is once bi weekly isnt it?
     
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    Yes it is...
     
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    ok, thanks guys;)
     
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