Skimmers contents green

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  1. simonmcgill

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    Hi all

    I noticed that the contents in my skimmer looks very green. I have not put in anything new nor have I put in any medication in the tank.

    Does antone know why and if this could be bad for the fish.
     
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  3. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    hi
    what nutrient export additives are you using? NP pellets, cubes, NOPOX?

    its not bad at all, just a different waste
     
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    We just started to use the formula 2 pellets do you think it could be that.
     
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    I use Flakes mostely and mine is basically permanently green...
     
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    It was the first time we noticed it go lumo green but I think it has taken me this long to set the skimmer just right.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    its harmless, once its in the skimmer cup, its been removed :)
     
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    Fantastic. Thanks
     
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    could be worse, could be blue :)

    blue1.jpg

    blue 2.jpg
     
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    lol, it the ON pellets you feeding, if you stop feeding the pellet, it will take about 10 days to change back to brown,

    The blue skimmate is medicine in the skimmer, more likely copper or paraguard,
     
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    Nope, try again :)
     
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    Hope the blue smells better than the green...:p
     
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    Lol. Now I feel much better
     
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    staysoft?
     
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    again, nope :)
     
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    I know I know. It is the dye from the blue pipes.:slayer::slayer::1:
     
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    Hehehehe, nope, I give up though.

    Its 'benebacter' by aqua remedies, anything by them is a waste of monies
     
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    :) yup there was a similar thread about 3 or 4 years ago. Can't remember the cause.

    "B" another job for you sweet lass.
     
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    The only similar Thread I found about "guess the cause" was the Thread started by deadmeat2016 ..the replies were actually funny..:p

    http://www.marineaquariumsa.com/showthread.php?t=28147
     
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    Muhahahaha, thanks belinda, ur a smart cookie!
     
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