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Old 02-03-2013, 01:47 AM   #1
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Glass cleaning

I'm curious what everyone's glass cleaning schedule and methods are. So far I am cleaning the front and two sides of my tank daily or bi-daily with a magnet cleaner. Between Not being able to fit and live rock I am not cleaning the back of my tank. I would love to hear what you do and any tips you might have for me, thanks.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:03 AM   #2
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I usually run my magnetic cleaner around the front & sides every day or two, and if the outside gets a smudge or salt drip, I use RODI water on a paper towel...... no cleaners/chemicals near my tank.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:47 PM   #3
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Want a tip, never let kids play with your mag float, no matter how cool they think it is. Lol

Especially with a piece of sand stuck in it😞
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Want a tip, never let kids play with your mag float, no matter how cool they think it is. Lol

Especially with a piece of sand stuck in itdde1e
+1,000.000,000 on this!! So true!! I had to buy my son his own and he just uses the outside part.
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I use a mag cleaner for the inside and I purchased a window squeegee from the dollar store (it has a sponge on one side and a squeegee on the other) and I just get the sponge wet with water and squeegee it off and done! Works great and no streaks.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:37 PM   #6
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I use a mag cleaner for the inside and I purchased a window squeegee from the dollar store (it has a sponge on one side and a squeegee on the other) and I just get the sponge wet with water and squeegee it off and done! Works great and no streaks.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:38 PM   #7
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I put an Adonis pleco in mine.... Never had to scrub the glass again. However my gravel/poop siphoning schedule has since quadrupled lol. Mag cleaners work great on our other thank and they don't expel any waste!
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This is the result. I lol. Only so I don't cry. Lol
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I use a magnavore magnetic scraper. I just do it on the front. I have two hundred pounds of rock on back and side glass.
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This is the result. I lol. Only so I don't cry. Lol
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