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when to clean your collection cup

Discussion in 'General (Hobby Related)' started by seanndenise1, Nov 20, 2007.

  1. seanndenise1

    seanndenise1 Inactive User

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    how often does everyone clean thier collection cup on your skimmer.
    mine stunk like rooten eggs and had to be completly cleaned this morning.
    i dunno if it was a good thing to clean it completely but i did.
  2. slovan

    slovan Experienced Reefkeeper

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    I clean mine as often as it takes to keep skimming performance at an optimum. Usually 2-3 days is the longest I go. It gets a complete wash and wipe down so it looks perfectly new going back on the skimmer.
  3. BGreenlee

    BGreenlee Inactive User GIRS Member

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    I dump the cup on mine daily and brush/rinse it. Once a month I tear the skimmer down and clean it completely. Often I use vinegar at this cleaning to remove coralline and the rest of the crap from it.

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