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Old 01-22-2012, 01:14 AM   #1
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Cleaning equipment for long term storage

Hi,

The time has come for me to shut down my 100l soft coral and fish tank and live without an aquarium for a few years.

I hope to make a comeback in a few years time, so I was wondering about how to best clean equipment for long-term storage.

The stuff I am wondering about is:
* Cooler
* Skimmer (Nano Remora)
* Pumps (Koralia)
* Tank and sump

PS: Aquarium advice has been very helpful. I'll be sure to return in the future
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Old 01-22-2012, 02:28 AM   #2
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I would say clean all real good with bleach/water mixture and store in protection from breaking.
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Old 01-22-2012, 07:21 AM   #3
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Vinegar works realy well Dilute it with water clean everything well and rinse air dry it and store somewhere out of the elements,and u should be fine
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Thanks. I'll try some vinegar first and see how it goes
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:37 AM   #5
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Most everyone I know myself included uses vinegar to clean the equipment. The powerheads I let run over night or a couple of days in the vinegar and water.
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:40 PM   #6
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What's a good water to vinegar ratio?
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