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Old 02-27-2009, 02:13 PM   #1
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Sump Cleaning

my sump has got really nastly looking since I have started my tank in Nov. Is it okay to completely clean it out with out hurting anything. By cleaning it out I mean by just draining it and usuing a cloth to wipe all the nasty crap out of it. Not using any thing else to clean it
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Yeah, no problems there. Do it as part of your PWC too, bigger bang for the buck. I typically do my PWCs from my sump anyway.
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If you have a spare sponge for the return pump, it's a good idea to either replace it after the cleaning (or before then put the old one back). Less stirred up stuff will make it back into the display
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