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Old 21-03-2011, 05:30 PM   #1
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Default What is the best way to clean aquarium?

Should I use bleach water and rinse thoroughly or is there a safer, better product that people use for this?
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Old 21-03-2011, 08:50 PM   #2
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If there are stubborn stains, you can try Melamine Foam. There is a thread by Koji in the tank set up forum.
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Old 21-03-2011, 08:53 PM   #3
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If there are stubborn stains, you can try Melamine Foam. There is a thread by Koji in the tank set up forum.
yes i second tat i even got pics to prove it, was recommend by koji too
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Old 21-03-2011, 09:12 PM   #4
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Not sure what do you mean by "clean". Are you referring to getting rid of dirt and stain or sterilize.

Which ever case, using of household bleach is a no no.
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Old 21-03-2011, 09:45 PM   #5
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I third to Melamine Foam, if really stubborn stains, can try using a new penknife and slowly try to scrub it off.
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Old 21-03-2011, 11:00 PM   #6
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No bleach for aquarium bro.....strictly no no.....will leave traces of harmful chemicals and you will not be able to keep livestock.
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Old 22-03-2011, 12:06 AM   #7
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When i just got my first tank, almost wash it with soap... lucky my friends and Dad stop me...
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Old 22-03-2011, 12:08 AM   #8
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to disinfect your tank , i use potassium pomegranate mixed with water . to clean the tank .
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Old 22-03-2011, 01:16 AM   #9
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Disinfect - PP bombardment (done without any fish of course)
Hydrogen peroxide also can
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Old 22-03-2011, 12:40 PM   #10
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Hi I noticed melamine foam is kind of coarse, will it actually cause any scratches on the surface of glass or acrylic overtime?
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