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Old 03-15-2005, 11:02 PM   #1
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Coraline Algae on Glass

What are the most effective methods to clean coraline algae off of the glass in your tank? I've got quite a bit forming near the sand layer of the glass in front of my tank adn was hoping to clean it off without stirring up too much of the sand.
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use a razor if the tank is glass.
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Old 03-16-2005, 09:20 AM   #3
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Could use Kent Marine's Pro Scrapper with stainless steel blade.
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Could use Kent Marine's Pro Scrapper with stainless steel blade.
Also make blade for Acrylic tanks for the same scraper. That's what I use and it's great
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I use an old credit card. Works well on acrylic and glass
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I use an old credit card. Works well on acrylic and glass
Nice! have to check this out. I have a bow front, so the flexibility of a CC may be even better.
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The credit card should perform well on your bow front.
If your bowfront is acrylic I would lightly smooth down the credit card edges with sand paper to avoid possible scratching, better safe than sorry. Just run your finger across the edge of the credit card and if you feel any nicks, dents, extrusions, etc. than light sanding would be advised.
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