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post #13 of (permalink) Old 01-12-2013, 06:32 PM
Aquatic Delight
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Originally Posted by danielt View Post
I have the biofilm disappearing by itself if I don't feed the fish for a couple of days... Feed less and often than once in bulk.
sadly that does not always work. i have a tank that i feed once or twice a week and i still have have biofilm, the amount of food that i feed is minimal because the fish is rarely out for food. of my 5 tanks 3 have biofilm, really its only of 4 tanks because one has a surface skimmer.

the best "cure" to biofilm is surface agitation, or a surface skimmer.


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