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Old 06-26-2011, 07:41 AM   #1
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Cleaning a mouldy tank

Hi everyone, I am new to all this and find it fascinating. I have been watching my friend starting up her new tank and seen some of the disasters that can happen, so have decided to have a hospital tank as well. I have acquired a tank which is dirty, smelly and has black mould. Advice on best way to clean would be very much appreciated
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:38 AM   #2
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Fill it up with water, add some bleach (enough to make the water feel slippery), let it sit, scrub it with a plastic pot scrubber, drain and rinse well. If there are mineral deposits, vinegar applied directly a full strength will help remove it.
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Old 06-26-2011, 06:07 PM   #3
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Hi BillD, thank you for your advice, it came just in time, was about to stick it in the dishwasher..doh Followed your advise, and its cleaned nicely. Thank you
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