Wet or dry?

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by Nella, 27 Aug 2015.

  1. Nella

    Nella

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    HI Masa
    When wil you do wet and when wil you do dry skimming?
    I'm currently feeding very heavily and would like to know if I should set the skimmer to wet and then also in the long run ?
    what's the general consensus on this?
    Thanks
     
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  3. trad

    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    I just set my bubbles to the bottom of the skimmer cup and take whatever skimmate I can get.
     
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    Set skimmer to skim wet if you are feeding heavy and want to remove PO4,
    Set skimmer to dry if you want a dirtier tank.

    Basically run the skimmer wet and remove as much gunk as you can.
     
  5. Nella

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    Cool...sweet and short
    thanks a lot guys
     
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    When skimming wet watch your salinity. It will skim out some water which your atu will replace with ro. So you're salinity might drop a little over time.
     
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    I didn't know that and nobody wants to taste if the skim is salty or not.....;)
     
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