Watery skimmate

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  1. Tafelsout

    Tafelsout

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    Hi everyone ☺

    Seasons greetings.

    My tank has almost been up and running for 3 months. On Tuesday this week I moved the tank from my room to my living room.

    A couple of hours after the move I noticed that the skimmate was clear and the cup filled up about 5 or 6 times before I decided to do a 25% water change. Skimmate was fine yesterday afternoon.

    I have a friend looking after my tank while I am on holiday. I spoke to him earlier and he mentioned that the skimmer cup is full. The water in the cup is clear.

    Please help :confused1:

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Juan27

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    What skimmer?
    Did you adjust the water level by accident?
    Did you turn the knob by accident?
     
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    Most likely the skimmer got adjusted while moved. Either sitting deeper, or outlet is more restricted.

    Never a good idea to do big tank work before going on holiday.
     
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  5. Tafelsout

    Tafelsout Thread Starter

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    Hi guys,

    Thanks for the feedback and suggestions. We were able to resolve it :thumbup1:
     
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