JakeThompson JakeThompson
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  • Posted on: 28/11/2018 11:57
Oily substance #1
I have a oily substance floating on my water
How do I get rid of it and is it harmful
Thank you
Fishlady Fishlady
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  • Posted on: 28/11/2018 13:04
Re: Oily substance #2
It will be oils and fats from the fish food. It's not harmful per se but may affect gas exchange so to break it up increase surface agitation by either pointing the filter outlet towards the surface or adding an air pump and stone.