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Old 03-17-2012, 01:54 PM   #1
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cleaning question

The tubing of my gravel vac has mold/ mildew in it, what is the best way to get it out?
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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I would boil some water and then siphon it through the tubing. Put a rubber glove on your hand so you can dip your hand into the boiling water without burning it as you start the siphon.
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I would boil some water and then siphon it through the tubing. Put a rubber glove on your hand so you can dip your hand into the boiling water without burning it as you start the siphon.
alright ill have to try that
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I have dipped a cotton ball in some hydrogen peroxide then i put the ball in the tube and i pushed it through with a bike pump. My siphon tube is really thin so i only ripped off a piece of my cotton ball...
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mix some bleach and water in a bucket and sit it in there for awhile then rinse it throughly a few times and you should be good to go
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:19 PM   #6
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It's too hard to clean. I just buy new tubing at Home Depot or my local ACE hardware store.
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