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Surface scum solutions?
>Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 07:37:04 EDT
>From: K9AUB at aol_com
>Subject: 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
> > film that looks like a thin layer of wax paper floating. When I do a
> > change and do pruning It disappears. Then the film starts back within
> > hours and builds. It does not seem to affect the fish. If I try to
> > up with a fine mesh net, some is collected and the rest breaks up in
> > turbulence, looking like skin peelings. It has no odor and washes out
> > net easily. I use a CO2, yeast system, but have turned it off for over
> > week
> > now.
> > Any suggestions?
Since noone else as mentioned it, wasn't there a reference to using black
mollies for removing this film. I don't know who mentioned it, but I have
this film from time to time and would like to know of anyone who has had
mollies take care of this problem.
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