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Old 03-17-2015, 10:30 PM   #1
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Dry Erase marker?

Is it safe to draw with dry erase marker on the outside glass of your tank for the purpose of marking where eggs have been laid or writing the name of a plant specie next to the actual plant? I guess it's a little late since I already did but just curious.


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Old 03-17-2015, 10:40 PM   #2
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I've done it to mark out where I want my layout to be

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Old 03-18-2015, 09:55 AM   #3
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I do it to mark where to refill to aswell as if I give medicines so I don't forget wipes right off as lon as it's not in the tank it's fine


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Old 03-18-2015, 01:08 PM   #4
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I can't imagine that it will hurt them because its on the outside glass. I do this for various different reasons sometimes.
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Old 03-18-2015, 07:10 PM   #5
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Thanks! I was just asking since the owner of my LFS said he put windex on the outside glass and it killed his fish...


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Old 03-18-2015, 07:14 PM   #6
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He might have gotten some inside the tank. I have used windex in my front glass with no loss of fish life

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Old 03-18-2015, 07:58 PM   #7
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Yup I've used Windex for the front glass before, no I'll effects, but as fish wrangler said he probably got it in the tank

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I think that's what happened too.


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Old 03-19-2015, 05:35 AM   #9
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I wouldn't worry. I use windex on the outside, but never spray near the tank, just on a paper towel or something then to the tank


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Stuff wont absorb through glass, no need to worry.
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