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Floating particles

Postby Marco_B » Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:45 pm

Hey guys I'm seeing a collection of dust like particles floating in my tank. It's all grouped on one side due to the power head pushing the water. You can't really see it since the tank has a hood but it bothers me. Any suggestions on this?
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Re: Floating particles

Postby DJRansome » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:09 pm

No bubbles? Microbubbles?

In the water column or on the surface? On the surface could they be springtails?
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Re: Floating particles

Postby Marco_B » Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:24 pm

Not bubbles. Just floating particles on the surface. I readjusted the circulation pump and within a day it was cleared up. Easy fix!
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Re: Floating particles

Postby poofacebananas » Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:25 pm

Do you have some sort of mechanical filter to collect these particals??
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Re: Floating particles

Postby wortel87 » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:39 pm

Feeding new life spectrum? :p its a dirty food.

Same here. I just dont worry about it hehe
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Re: Floating particles

Postby smoothie17 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:11 am

Just get a surface skimmer, or create surface agitation
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