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Old 05-03-2012, 11:51 PM   #1
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Cleaning test tubes?

Hi Everyone,

I forgot to drain and clean one of my tubes from my test kit and now it seems to be stained. I don't want that to affect the way the color shows through as it might skew my results. I know I shouldn't use a chemical cleaner but what can I use to get in there and really clean it.

What do you use to clean yours?

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Old 05-03-2012, 11:58 PM   #2
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Hmm I've never had this happen and I've let them sit for a while. Usually I just rinse with tap, shake dry, then rinse with tank water.

I guess if it's a tough stain you could use a wire brush and some vinegar.
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:00 AM   #3
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Baby bottle cleaner?
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:04 AM   #4
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I broke 2 of mine pet store sells a 6 pack of them I paid $5 for the replacements
a lot cheaper than having to buy another test kit
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I never thought of looking for replacements.

Thanks for all the suggestions!
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I clean my in the dishwasher..
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I clean my in the dishwasher..
funny you said that !!

That's how I broke mine...

put them in that little silverware thingie

they must have flew out as soon as the high power jets hit them
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I have had a couple break I think it was the heat of the dry mode. They do sell replacements
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