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Ian Green 02-10-2014 02:33 PM

What to use to clean outside of tank
 
Can anyone tell me what I should use to clean the outside my new tank as has some water marks. Don't want to do anything to upset it as plants are looking healthy and am about to start cycling it for the first time.

Thanks

Ian
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rsskylight04 02-10-2014 03:24 PM

For the glass I use widex and a new paper towel. For more resistant water stains, white vinegar will dissolve mineral deposits.
Good luck.

Ian Green 02-10-2014 03:42 PM

Thanks
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willow 02-11-2014 03:36 PM

i use a window cleaner,i spry it onto the paper towel first and not straight
onto the glass,as i worry about the spray in the air,i also make sure
the lid is closed.

Ian Green 02-11-2014 03:42 PM

Thanks for that. Deff don't want any chemical cleaner in the tank as just started a fishless cycle to get it up and running
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sandybottom 02-11-2014 03:43 PM

magic eraser and water.

willow 02-11-2014 03:44 PM

poo i didn't think of that !

sandybottom 02-11-2014 03:46 PM

i changed all of my spray bottles to squirt bottles.i do not worry so much anymore.

jaysee 02-11-2014 03:48 PM

What to use to clean outside of tank
 
Usually they can be switched back and forth by twisting the nozzle.

Someone once claimed that the magic eraser is safe for use inside the tank too. I looked into it a little and they (the white ones) appear to be an all natural product with no chemicals whatsoever. Interesting product. Reports say it's safe.

willow 02-11-2014 03:52 PM

gosh..would you ? i don't think i'd chance it.


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