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Old 08-18-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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We recently bought a 130 gallon used aquarium. We are having trouble getting the hard water spots off. We have tried vinegar & using a razor. Any advice on how to get this off? Thanks
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Old 08-18-2013, 12:18 PM   #2
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We recently bought a 130 gallon used aquarium. We are having trouble getting the hard water spots off. We have tried vinegar & using a razor. Any advice on how to get this off? Thanks
what exactly did you do with the vinegar? the best way imo is to get some new rags and soak them in vinegar, then attach it to the side of the tank and let it soak. i had to do this a few weeks ago with a used 55 you can use paper towels too but rags work better.
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Thanks for the advice but sad to say that didn't work. Thanks again
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:10 PM   #4
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out side or inside of the tank
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it's the inside of the tank
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:30 PM   #6
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hmmmm vinegar is all i know of then. might try baking soda and a scratchie pad
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:49 PM   #7
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Did you try leaving the vinegar on over night?
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:02 PM   #8
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I'd put about 20-25 gallons of viniger and then fill it up the rest of the way. Then let it soak a few days.
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Try leaving it with the vinegar rags for a day or two. Just make sure they don't dry out. This worked for me....Glass is porous though, so it could be embedded.
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Try a single edge razor blade being careful to keep it flat to the glass so you don't scratch the glass. This should get most of it then try the vinegar. Don't try this on a plastic tank.
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