Mr. Saltwater Tank

Posts Tagged ‘skimmer’

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: It Skims, Stinks, and Can Hurt You?

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Cleaning your skimmer’s cup by hand is not safe. Chemicals in the skimmate can be absorbed by your skin which can make you sick. Use an spray nozzle instead of your hands.

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays: It’s Stinks, But Should You Fear It?

Something I’ve done every Tuesday on my Facebook page is to post bad advice I’ve heard.  I call it “Terrible Advice Tuesdays”.  The whole reason I started Mr. Saltwater Tank was to take the confusion out of setting up and …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #16: I’m Only For Vacations

It is nice that your skimmer might have one of these, but they aren’t for everyday use.

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #2 : The Little Piece that Can Cause Big Issues

Cleaning a protein skimmer is essential to keep it running smoothly. If you miss cleaning this integral part of it though, you could have a big mess on your hands.

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