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post #1 of 5 Old 02-09-2012, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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stuff on heater

I have noticed a very hard substance forming on 2 out ot 6 tanks and they are glass ones. My mollies seen to enjoy picking at it but they do not eat it all. What is the stuff? How do I get rid of it?
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-09-2012, 06:43 PM
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Is it white and flaky looking? Maybe hard water calcium deposits?
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-09-2012, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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it does not look flaky but some breaks off in peices. i am worried i will break the heater if I continue.
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-09-2012, 07:46 PM
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pictures would be a great help here
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-09-2012, 08:55 PM
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Maybe flaky isn't quite the right word. But it still sounds like calcuim/mineral deposit
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