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Re: Surface scum
Thank you to the two people who suggested surface skimming. As I
understand it, the idea is simply to have the intake of a filter very near
to the surface of the water.
This morning I setup my Vortex Diatom filter with the intake about 1/2 inch
below the surface of the water. Several hours later I can see no
noticeable improvement. I'll leave it running all day to see if anything
This surface scum problem sounds like one that might be cured by a protein
skimmer, but my understanding is that a protein skimmer would drive out the
CO2 I have so carefully added to my water. Am I correct about that?
The very act of seeking sets something in motion to meet us;
something in the universe, or in the unconscious responds as if
to an invitation. - Jean Shinoda Bolen