do you sniff your skimmate

Discussion in 'The Sump' started by dallasg, 14 Oct 2011.

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do you sniff your skimmate

  1. Yes, I have no idea why i just do.

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  2. No, it stinks and people that do are mad.

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  1. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Come on hands up, why is it everytime i clean it out i always sniff it,I can't be the only guilty one...
     
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  3. FransSny

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    Its been three days since my last sniff :blush:
     
  4. dallasg

    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    haha
     
  5. belindamotion

    belindamotion Google Master

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    Yes..it never smelled, until I got my Canister Filter..since then my Skimmer stinks when I clean it...it's the best smell in the world for me now...:p
     
  6. dallasg

    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    coz the worse it smells the better the skimmer is working :)
    mine stinks out the whole room when i open it up
     
  7. keyaam

    keyaam

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    My wife is permanently on my case about the stench it makes in our dining room. Sump has to go outside soon
     
  8. KeeganP

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    Its human nature to smell stuff, So nobody can tell us they dont smell their skimmate :tt2:
    I smell my tank alll the time, Thats how I know when I need to do a water change :lol:
     
  9. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i think its to justify the expense of the skimmer purchase :)
     
  10. mandarinman

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    if you dont sniff the stink, there is a kink in your think
     
  11. Broder

    Broder Mudshark

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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  12. pXius

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    I thinks its because its so dark my minds somehow tries to trick me into thinking its a dark Moroccan blend. Fall for it every time :(
     
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    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    I first smell my tank water, then the skimmate. By doing that I know whether all the food I added was removed :p
     
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  14. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    can i just tell you that with kunhards corals dying in my tank my skimmer has pulled jelley/slime out.. and man it stinks.. you dont even have to go near the tank to sniff it, you just have to open the front door of the house......
     
  15. pXius

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    Misses hempel must be lovin it :D
     
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  17. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yep marks definatley on her hit list when she nest sees him :) :lol:
     
  18. williet

    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    Jikes.... Imagine snorting it.... 
     
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