Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-03-2008, 01:06 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 47
cant clean it

so its been awhile since i gave up on the sw thing and took my tank down.

i am trying to clean it to set up a new tank but i cant seem to get the old crusty algae build up things off the glass. salt build up on all my accessories too. what can i use? thanks=)
__________________

__________________
ICEnVy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2008, 01:10 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
SpeedEuphoria's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: BCM
Posts: 1,225
razorblade if its glass, just watch the seems, also vinegar
__________________

__________________
10G,Planted- Endler's Livebearers+RCS, 55G,planted
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kurt_Nelson View Post
Understanding the basics will let you make informed decisions on what advice to follow, and what advice is just plain hooey!
SpeedEuphoria is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2008, 11:03 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Chisel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Jersey
Posts: 367
I also was going to suggest vinegar. That stuff will get it clean with a little elbow grease of course.
__________________
75g Reef.
Wet/dry converted into sump with a Bubble Magus NAC7 cone skimmer, MAG7 return, 200 micron filter socks, Vortech MP40w + two returns for flow. Current Sundial T5 + two retro Icecap T5's (6 bulbs),
Chisel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2008, 03:26 PM   #4
SW REEF 18+ YEARS
Community Admin
 
melosu58's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,249
I use a 50/50 combo of white vinegar and water. You can also use a few caps of bleach in a bucket of water but you must rinse good and you must let it air dry completely. I`ve done this several times.
__________________

SITE ADMINISTRATOR

You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank


AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
clean

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
clean up abrahamavelar Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 25 10-07-2009 11:50 AM
How do Clean this ebster Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 5 09-28-2006 12:07 PM
how do you keep your LR clean? copi Saltwater Reef Aquaria 17 06-05-2005 09:11 PM
Python Clean& Fill vs. Lee's Clean & Fill weltmeister Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 6 04-29-2004 10:55 PM
How much to clean toddwess Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 2 07-28-2003 08:35 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.