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Use of ozone in combination with skimmer

Lov80

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Do you see or have experienced that the use of a bit of ozone in combination with the skimmer is harmful for an octopus?
-For my trouteggs and trouthatchlings it was not problematic at all (although I was told that it may be harmful to them).
 

DWhatley

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I have never used ozone in any of my tanks and believe the simplest set ups tend to work the best. What is your reason for wanting to add ozone?
 

KD5054

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Currently the tank I am working with uses ozone with the skimmer and to be honest I have not had much success. More often then I would like I find the skimmer not to be skimming as well as I would like or not at all and having to disconnect and reconnect it all to get it going.
 

Tomh

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I think ozone reduces the amt the skimmer needs to remove. I used ozone for a couple of years and the skimmer did not have to work as hard. You just have to carefully monitor it with a controller.
 

KD5054

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I think ozone reduces the amt the skimmer needs to remove. I used ozone for a couple of years and the skimmer did not have to work as hard. You just have to carefully monitor it with a controller.
Did you use your ozone as a side or attached into your skimmer? The one I have seen/been working with- has it attached so that the ozone runs into the skimmer. This just seems not to work.
 

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