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Old 12-06-2011, 12:16 AM   #1
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May be getting a used tank... how to clean?

The tank appears clean. But not knowing if former occupants had sickness, I will want to clean it properly. Any advice? Thanks!
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:18 AM   #2
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The tank appears clean. But not knowing if former occupants had sickness, I will want to clean it properly. Any advice? Thanks!
Well... Whatever you do DON'T boil anything!!
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:22 AM   #3
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Speaking from experience???
Oh, you meant my driftwood,lol!
Don't worry.
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Speaking from experience???
Oh, you meant my driftwood,lol!
Don't worry.
Haha!! Yeah your driftwood.
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:31 AM   #5
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But seriously, just clean it real good am let sit for a while.
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Ok, cool. Thanks!
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:36 AM   #7
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Maybe vinegar or even bleach. I looked it up and people do use it. Just let sit for a few days.
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I was worried about using bleach water because someone told me it hurts the silicone.
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If it has a lot of mineral or salt deposits use vinegar and water which disinfects as well as bleach. If you use bleach make sure you rinse well and use a little extra declorinator when you fill the tank. If you use vinegar make sure you rinse will as it can mess with the ph.
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