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post #1 of 4 Old 06-08-2010, 01:38 PM Thread Starter
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Red face Can I wash my Accessories and glass...

So Today I was gonna change my water and clean out the accessories in my tank. I wasnt sure if I was allowed tho so I left it for now. But my sunken ship is getting some crazy algea growth on the sails so I wanted to take it out and clean it real good but need to use soap or something since the sails are fabric. Is there any chemical or soap that I can use to clean them and same with the glass. I have a lot of calcium on the glass cuz of hard water... Whats good to use on that. Thanks in advance for the help!
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-08-2010, 01:52 PM
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never use soap or chemicals...... really hot water is fine and vinegar if you must but never a chemical... this stuff never get all the way out and will kill off your tank present and future stock...

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post #3 of 4 Old 06-09-2010, 04:05 AM
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Agreed. I'm not sure I'd use the vinegar on the inside of a set-up tank though as that could mess with your pH. I'd just use water and a razor blade for that.

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-09-2010, 05:30 AM
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you if the sails are getting algae on them you could use the vinegar and water combo mentioned above. I agree that using vinegar inside the tank may not be wise. I usually use a papertowel or a razorblade like batman mentioned.

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