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Old 11-11-2004, 08:11 AM   #1
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Cleaning Solution?

Just got done w/a water change, and I notice the buckets I've used have developed some brown "gunk" in them. (They sat for a few days with the salt water being mixed via a powerhead)

What is a good cleaning solution solution to use to clean those buckets out, that won't kill eveything if I use the buckets again?
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i'm no expert but i know alittle of what your talking about
i would use very hot ater and a scrubrush (new or dedicated )
and scrub them out well
i boil sanitize my cleaning equipment in di water
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Old 11-11-2004, 01:12 PM   #3
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If that doesn't work (though it seems like it would) you can use white vinegar--but be sure to rinse for a really long time till there's no smell left at all. I'd stick to the water if possible--no risk of harm.
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i think vinegar is pretty safe, thats what i generally use to clean up mineral deposits.
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