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Old 10-10-2006, 09:03 PM   #11
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I learned the hard way how important buying the correct size for your tank is, and then how beneficial buying one size up was. They are awesome!

But...make sure the pads are clean. One grain of sand in there will put some nasty scratches in your glass....trust me.
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Old 10-10-2006, 10:51 PM   #13
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I bought a different brand, it looked to me, the mag float had a large part in the tank. I went for the thinner size, sorry, I can't remember the brand, but I love it.
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LOL just don't get your fingers caught between them if you pull it out of the tank and put it together. Ouch! it took a nice blood-blister for me to learn that.
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Most people just leave them stuck to the glass, but I've seen several cases where they get stuck on the glass from algea growth around them. heh heh....And when your tank is on a 4 ft stand and has a 150 lb hood...It's kind of hard to get in there and get it out. lol...So just remember to move it around every once in a while.
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Mag Float? Do these work?

I take mine out and wash it, put it back in my drawer.
My LFS leaves it in, she told me she did that so the customers would come in and clean the tanks! LOL!
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Old 10-11-2006, 11:16 AM   #18
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roka64 is on to something here... I have had two different people have problems with the epoxy allowing some metals to leach out! That's only two out of three hundred or so that I have sold; but it was still two. Removing the magnet would prevent the remote possibility of having your magnet leach. I just watch the inside magnets edges, looking for orange rust spots. Until then, they stay in the tank.
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Can someone expand this a bit?Been planning on getting one for the 90...ya know, to keep my hands out.Seems like I should have gotten specifics first lol.I was just gonna get a big one.
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I have used a mag float and I recently pice up a Twister branded glass cleaner. The twister cleans better but my mag float was about 3 yrs old. I agree with the comment about the inside the tank piece. The Mag float is a little big and I have a few spots that are hard to get to. Need to keep this in mind when aquascaping. The twister model is a lot thinner and will eventually be a PH mount when I get a new cleaner magnet. The twister does not float so you have to be careful.

SOme of these magnets are $100+. Any know why this is?
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