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Old 10-06-2012, 11:05 AM   #1
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Cleaning tank from FW to SW

Whats the best way to clean a 140 gallon freshwater tank to get ready for a saltwater tank?
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:58 PM   #2
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Water, vinegar and elbow grease!! rinse well, repeat.
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I'd just bleach it and let it air dry.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:32 AM   #4
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Wasn't sure if I should use vinegar. I'm afraid I wouldn't get it all out.
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Old 10-07-2012, 10:24 AM   #5
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Even if you don't vinegar isn't deadly at all. People intentionally put it in their tanks for carbon dosing.
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:54 AM   #6
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Simply fill the tank with water afterwards then drain... Cant miss any that way
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I agree with all of the above!

If you are concerned that there is residue of any kind just fill it up and drain it a couple of times. I would also let it air dry really well for several days.
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Thanks. Never knew you could put it on the tanks. I just use it to clean equipment.
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