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Old 01-09-2013, 07:50 PM   #1
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I have a 4 bulb t5HO light that has an acrylic splash guard that slides in and out of one side of the system through a slit. What is the best way to clean this surface there's a lot of build up from the salt due to water evaporation. I also need to wipe down the bottom of the fixture as well, its covering the 8 LEDS I use as moonights. Thanks a bunch!
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Anything special? Or can I just use hot water and soap?
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Hi AA,

I have a 4 bulb t5HO light that has an acrylic splash guard that slides in and out of one side of the system through a slit. What is the best way to clean this surface there's a lot of build up from the salt due to water evaporation. I also need to wipe down the bottom of the fixture as well, its covering the 8 LEDS I use as moonights. Thanks a bunch!
I use a mixture a white vinegar and water. I use 1 part vinegar to 4 parts water. Put it in a new clean spray bottle. I spray it and leave it on for 15-20 mins, depending on how bad it is. My problem is calcium build up. I rinse down my splash guard in the shower(warm water) until there's no vinegar smell. Then just dry it with paper towels. If your wiping down the fixture, spray it onto a cloth first..You can adjust the mixture up/down if needed...Very cheap but effective...Hope this help....Ian
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