Boyu vacuum cleaner for skimmer cup

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  1. Nabzo

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    I thought i would share my DIY vacuum cleaner for skimmer cup so no more removing the skimmer cup just vacuum it up

    The video check it work :thumbup:



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    Great trick... Just a question, there a reason why you skimming so wet? The water looks almost clear?
     
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    Well my tank is cycling and i have nothing in my tank besides liverock i assume its bcz im not adding food etc

    If im mistaken im sure one of masa members will correct me
     
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    Well, i normally dont cycle with the skimmer on and even if the skimmer skims must be dark, maybe try and adjust it a little, they use suction cups on the side, see if you can adjust a little higher. Best is to adjust once you have stock in the tank just my 2c
     
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    Yip thats true on my first tank its skimmed clear only after i added live stock and that then i seen a change, it was skimming more dirty then .
     
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    are you cycling with dry rock or "so called" cured/wet rock
     
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    Live rock i dont know its cured
     
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