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post #1 of 5 Old 12-19-2006, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
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I see lots of ads for protein skimmers for salt water aquariums, what about fresh water.
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post #2 of 5 Old 12-19-2006, 01:23 PM
I have always heard that they will not skim must from a freshwater tank.
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post #3 of 5 Old 12-19-2006, 02:14 PM
I think they will only work in salt cause salt has a speciel propety to it.
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-19-2006, 03:03 PM
Freshwater aquariums do not have much protein buildup compared to SW tanks.
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post #5 of 5 Old 12-19-2006, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys. You'll never know if you don't ask.
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