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Old 08-07-2006, 10:17 PM   #1
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Best Way to get corraline off of glass?

Just wondering, what techniques do you guys use to get your coralline algae off of you glass?
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I use a razor blade and scrape it off.
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The best way I've found is a 99cent razor scraper. I try and dry it off good when done but still it needs a new blade usually. I'm just very careful around the corners, and I leave it on the back cause it looks cool.
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I use a stainless steel one from Kent I think? All I have to do is run it under freshwater for a sec when I'm done and it won't rust. It has a long handle so I don't have to get my hands and arms in the water at all.
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Does the Kent one work well with coralline algae?
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sorta. It gets off most deposites. but the small specs are hard to.
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I use the Kent scraper as well. It works pretty good, but hard to apply enough pressure to get some of the spots near the bottom. I like it though because of the long handle and don't have to put my arm in the tank to scrape off the glass.
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I use a metal paint scraper. Takes it all right off.
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Razor blade. cuts better then the ss scrapers and they are cheap.
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