Zendo Zendo
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Film on water surface #1
What is the bluish fim on the water surface of my tank?
fcmf fcmf
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Re: Film on water surface #2
A film on the water surface is often caused by oils from fish foods and possibly from other products used in the tank.
Fishlady Fishlady
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Re: Film on water surface #3
Just to add, increasing surface agitation by directing the filter outlet upwards or by adding an air pump will break up the film.
Zendo Zendo
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Re: Film on water surface #4
thank you. The wcmms seem to enjoy tyhe new surface flow too.