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Ultralife red slime remover - Earby - BB18 6NA - Collection or Delivery

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by StarfishEnterprise, May 31, 2013.

  1. ged@fishnochips

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    Thats set as default, most people turn that off in their profile settings as they would get 1000s of emails etc - This way when you log onto the forum it pops up,

    ie [MENTION=19572]Sherlock1[/MENTION]
     
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    @StarfishEnterprise my skimmer is still frothing like made 1 week after it started and I'm worried now as the skimmer wont be doing its job of taking out waste as I have had to remove the top cap/cup.

    is there anyway I can stop the process ie by adding a sock of carbon etc?

    cheers
     
  3. StarfishEnterprise

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    Dont panic fella. Its probably going to take awhile because you did that second dose. A few weeks with out any skimmate is not going to have a huge impact on the system. What ever you do just dont turn it off. Like I said earlier I have known it last for several weeks with out any side effects. You can run activated carbon and that should help remove it from the system. Let it run its course imo just keep skimmer running. Carry on doing your water changes and monitor for excess phosphate.
     
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    @StarfishEnterprise ok so are you sure I can add carbon as I had to remove it when I started the process?
     
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    Yes. You have to remove the carbon inorder for the red slime remover to do its job otherwise the carbon will remove the red slime remover from the water. Hence why the product states not to run carbon when you dose.
     
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    @StarfishEnterprise other than putting oxygen back in the water the skimmer plays no role in skimming out waste and now the sand bed is starting to brown up as the waste is not being extracted - am I understanding this correctly please mate?
     
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    No. A protein skimmer removes waste protein, it does not remove waste in the way your thinking, is does not pull out pieces of feces. That isnt poo forming on the sandbed. Because you have broken up the Cyano bacteria, as it dies it will release the nutrients back into the water column. Those nutrients need to be removed, excess Po4 and No3 are ideal feed for algaes, diatoms etc.

    It sounds very much like you have other issues going on with your system than just Cyano. I could do with system information, size of tank, volume, what equipment have you got, lighting, do you do your own ro water/saltwater, what stock have you got, how often do you feed, what do you feed, what do you dose in tank, whats your maintenance routine???

    As i mentioned earlier, have you got a tank thread so i can see your system and refer back to it? Can you post a thread in the help section? Get some pictures up and i can see what's going on and hopefully if you post in the help section other people can give some feedback suggestions.
     
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    will do thanks - might have a bash now.
     
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    Ok folks, more Red Slime Remover available
    [MENTION=15614]Wilson[/MENTION] [MENTION=14353]woody5371[/MENTION] [MENTION=15659]greengrass[/MENTION]
     
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    cheers ben pm me your paypal and cost +postage Thanks
     
  11. StarfishEnterprise

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    Im going manchester on saturday, old trafford. If thats any good to you, i don't mind bringing it with me, may go fish shops while im down there.

    Otherwise yes no worries ill PM when i figure out Royal Snails new prices
     
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    what fish shops you visiting may meet you there as need salt
     
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    Sorry mate but I no longer need some.
     
  14. StarfishEnterprise

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    just googled whitefield, ill be passing by your house pal lol was thinking of checking out Oasis, not been there in over a year, thought id say hi to Danny if he's still there. Not sure where else to go, depends on time and the misses lol
     
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    Ok thank you for letting me know.
     
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    yes dannys still there if you would drop off could have a brew ready for you or can meet you its up to you can pm my addressThanks
     
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    PM your address ill come for a brew and a nosey at your set up :thumbup1:
     
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    hi can you send me the costs and where to paypal the money to? :D
     
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    Hi ben.

    You still got one for me pls mate??

    Les

    Sent from my NOTE 2 using forum runner
     
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    Yes mate, i have put one to one side for you.

    Pm sent with details
     
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