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Old 03-25-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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Tank Cleaning Question

The inside of my tanks looks like I need to wipe it down. It looks like a cloudy residue on the inside of the glass. Can I have some ideas? I don't want to do something that will bother my new tank and inhabitants.

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Old 03-25-2012, 07:31 PM   #2
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i use a squeegy once a week
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:33 PM   #3
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I have an algae sponge I use. Sometimes I just use paper towels though lol
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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Just a standard metal squeegee?
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:25 PM   #5
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I have one of those mag floats. I do it whenever needed. Works for the algae that comes off easily. I also have a scraper for the tough algae.
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Mag float for daily and scraper for weekly or PWC maintenance time. I use the Kent scraper. Make sure you get the correct scraper for your tank glass or acrylic.
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:08 PM   #7
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Where can I get one of those scrapers and Mags?
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:15 PM   #8
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Any fish store should have one
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I use an old credit card to scrape the hard algae. Works well.
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+1. That is how my mother cleaned the sides of my tank. I come home from work and she was in my house scrapping away because "she couldn't stand not being able to look in the sides"
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