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Old 03-28-2009, 07:33 AM   #1
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rusted glass

I just brought my self a hammer algae scrapper and added a mettle scrapper to it. Unfortunately, I left the scrapper in the tank overnight and it rusted and has left a rust stain on the glass.

Can any one recommend a way to get rid of the stain??
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is the tank up and running? how big? metal and water (esp salt) is not a good thing. You should rethink your purchase
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I agree. I would try scraping it and using a siphon to get the rust out.
I do use a metal blade to scrape my glass, but I rinses and dry it as soon as I am done. At the first sign of rust, it goes in the trash.
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is the tank up and running? how big? metal and water (esp salt) is not a good thing. You should rethink your purchase
I wouldn't rethink the purchase... just don't store it in the tank! Those metal blades for those scapers are great in my opinion. (Storing any magnetic scraper in the tank isn't really a good thing - they just become coated with algae!)
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I normally clean remove and rinse with clean water; with all mistakes, I was tired and did not realise I left it in until the next day (too late). I think the cleaner and scraper are the best thing I have ever purchased; however, as we all know it should never be left in the tank. The area is only small, I will try scraping it off.

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