Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources (
-   Beginner Saltwater Aquariums (
-   -   Green (

Rogergolf66 02-05-2007 07:04 PM

Hi I was just wondering I moved my protein skimmer to a different tank and the liquid is a green color. I thought it was very interesting. I had a protein skimmer on this tank before and nother ever came out of it that was this color it was allways black.


anybody know why it is green?

Rogergolf66 02-05-2007 07:07 PM

usmc121581 02-05-2007 07:16 PM

Mine also is a light to a dark green. That is just telling you its working fine.

Rogergolf66 02-05-2007 08:51 PM

the same protein skimmer was black liquid in the other tank. humm

I guess OK.


caferacermike 02-05-2007 09:42 PM

I'm thinking you have "green water". Free floating algae spores in the water. It can be a common occurence in dirty tanks. Usually more associated with freshwater tanks. USMC Mike has a UV sterilizer which really helps to cut down on green water syndrome. After a few days that skimmer should sparkle clean your water and start producing black Nog.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome