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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-23-2013, 01:41 AM Thread Starter
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Stuff coming out of SunSun filter

I have had my new tank up and running for about a week now. My spray bar has just started shooting out a bunch of clear looking flakes. Anyone else experience anything like this? Was there something i was supposed to peal off somewhere?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-23-2013, 03:53 AM
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What media do you have inside? Have you touched the flakes? What are they like? Might just be mulm of some sort.

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It may be some biofilm that has accumulated along the tubing.


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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-23-2013, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Darkblade48 View Post
It may be some biofilm that has accumulated along the tubing.
+1 on the biofilm. I get it on my return pump hose from my sump all the time. Every few weeks, I'll usually put a net under my loc-line and rub the hose to loosen off most of the biofilm.
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