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Old 11-21-2006, 12:53 AM   #11
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if you really don't mind spending $8 bucks for special spray or wipes, your local lfs should have special wipes and sprays for the outside and even inside of the tank( though i would not recommended it) I did spend the Money and it really worked!! So try it!

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Old 11-21-2006, 07:13 AM   #12
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plain water on a scrubber (we use scrub and toss cut in to 6 pieces ) wipe the tank with the blue side (only on glass it may scratch acrylic)then use a squeegee drying with a paper towel in between strokes ... then ....polish with crumpled news paper ....
or if you want to use windex use a windex wipe with the amonia on them dollar store sells them too. If they dry out rewet by pouring in another cup full of windex..... use great care not to get in your tank... wash hands very well after wards as well

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Old 11-21-2006, 07:36 AM   #13
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Windex. Never had a problem (that I can see).
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Old 11-21-2006, 05:43 PM   #14
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i know that when i get a little extra bit of time, i take just a plain dry tissue, and i basically rub the smears out. like i said, it takes a little extra time, but it works really well. i get smear marks all the time because my little girl likes to touch the glass. anyways, that may work for you.
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If it is hard water spots that is the problem, try a bit of lemon juice.
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Old 11-21-2006, 08:20 PM   #16
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Newspaper and windex. Never have smear marks. something about newspaper makes the best glass cleaner.
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Old 11-21-2006, 08:26 PM   #17
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I like to use pillow cases and windex. for some reason, pillow cases do not smear (maybe its a cottom thing) and yeild good results. just make sure you do not spray the glass cleaner around the tank. Spray the pillow case away from the tank to get it wet and then clean the glass with it.
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50/50 water vinegar on a washcloth does the trick

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