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    I have had my 65 gal super skimmer going on my 29 gal sw tank now for about 2 weeks . During this time frame I have had a pretty badly stuffed up nose. Today I was not so bad and emptied the cup. I had a sniff and man oh man does that stuff stink lol. Is that normal? I am having to empty the collection cup about every 3 days or so. It has made a difference in the clarity of my tank.
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    yep, its normal, mine smells like absolute crap too

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    Completely normal. It is disgusting. It almost makes my wife sick every time she smells it. LOL. If you are dumping the cup every 3 days then you have it set just right.
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    worst was one time i splashed the goo in the sink and somehow a drip flew up into my mouth, tastes 1000 times worse than it smells

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    Thanks guys.......... I think thats where they get the base for vegamite lol.
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    Basically it smells like crap because it's removing the crap from the tank thats bad so it is going to smell bad.

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    What is the stuff look like? I have been trying to dial mine in and waste is black and kind of water. I am not sure if it should be foam or if watery stuff is ok. My skimmer has foam towards the top, but only black water gunk is collecting.
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    usually the goo is a dark coffee black

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    My skimate is green????!!!!
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    Mine has been a dark tea color to a greenish algae water color. Just depends on what is there in the water to take out I guess.

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