Detritus ???

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by dubediver, 30 Aug 2016.

  1. dubediver

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    deyritus , firstly a btch to spell.
    Second, how does it get past my filter sock ?
    Third, what's a good way to keep it out my sump ?
     
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    I thought a skimmer gets rid of this.

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    It is a never ending battle

    Just keep rotate your filter socks regularly and add a couple of powerheads to the sump to keep it in the water coloum

    Or you can adopt an acceptance approach and clean it once or twice a year from your sump
     
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    Thanks Henkie. Why or how does it get through the sock though ? I see you can get different micron socks, does this make a difference ?
     
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    Different micron sock will make a difference.

    Siphoning the excess detritus out every week while doing water changes is not funny anymore after a couple of years / months....
     
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