Pesky aip in my skimmer...

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Now I've got this fella in my skimmer some how... But in my other tank I've seen one too, I've only got like 1... What can I get that will eat it it eat other foods too? And best way to get this out of the skimmer without leaving traces?

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Hi Chris a true peppermint shrimp might help but they don’t always.
There’s a type of nudi that eats them.
Copper band butterfly fish do but once they eat them they might starve if they don’t take to frozen food. Have google of kalk paste too.

The one in the skimmer could be sorted with a good soak in vinegar, and a added bonus it will clean the skimmer


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I shall do that! Neat vinegar or with water? I'll have to go and look for a peppermint or a nudi:)

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White vinegar is best, I just got 20 litres from amazon for about £12.
A 50/50 mix is best, leave it to soak over night and it will dissolve that coraline


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Take the skimmer out and clean it.  Just scrub it off and you should be good.  Vinegar for the others if they're big, and peppermint shrimps to keep them in check long term

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There’s a type of nudi that eats them.

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