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Old 02/18/2018, 03:28 PM   #1
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Skimmer crazy after use of ULTRALIFE

Hi all
I used 10 days ago ULTRALIFE To fight cyano.
After 10 days and 50% of change water my VERTEX OMEGA 150 is again craized.

How can i fix, please?

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Old 02/18/2018, 03:36 PM   #2
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Both Ultralife and skimmer just doing their thing. It will ease up with time. Just keep emptying and cleaning the skimmer cup and be patient.

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Old 02/18/2018, 03:39 PM   #3
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You could try some fresh carbon and more water change. Those techniques might help, as well, but I agree that you might just need to wait. I'd keep the water changes on the smaller side, maybe 15% or less. If you have the time, you can leave the skimmer running and empty the cup as soon as it's full. That'll help remove the problem compounds, but I personally am too lazy to to do that.

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