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Re: Surface film
In a message dated 9/12/2000 00:53:24 Pacific Daylight Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
> I have a 125gal planted tank established for over 6 years. I have a surface
> film that looks like a thin layer of wax paper floating. When I do a water
> change and do pruning It disappears. Then the film starts back within 10
> hours and builds. It does not seem to affect the fish. If I try to scoop
> up with a fine mesh net, some is collected and the rest breaks up in the
> turbulence, looking like skin peelings. It has no odor and washes out of
> net easily. I use a CO2, yeast system, but have turned it off for over a
> Any suggestions?
Yes. Try floating a few sheets of paper towels on the surface of the water.
Then, pull the paper towels out sideways. It will absorb the film and pull
it out of the tank.