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post #1 of 6 Old 07-30-2012, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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Suggestions for cleaning the outside of tank?

I'm afraid of using household cleaning products around my tank and I know that there are aquarium products. What do you use to clean the outside of your tank? Maybe dilute vinegar?
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-30-2012, 06:57 AM
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I use a little bit of straight white vinegar on paper towels to clean the outside glass. You can dilute it too.

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post #3 of 6 Old 07-30-2012, 07:07 AM
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I use windex - never had a problem and I have a LOT of glass to clean.

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post #4 of 6 Old 07-30-2012, 08:18 AM
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I use windex with vinegar rather than normal windex with ammonia.

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I use a little bit of straight white vinegar on paper towels to clean the outside glass. You can dilute it too.
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post #6 of 6 Old 07-30-2012, 10:58 AM
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I use a damp paer towel, and then dry with a cloth towel only used for my tanks. I've never needed anything beyond water, but other products are fine provided they get no where near the tank water.

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