Originally Posted by pantherspawn
I cleaned and scrubbed the tank with vinegar. Its had a fair amount of dry algae in it.
+1 for the vinegar scrub down.
After that I like to use baking soda to neutralize it, then rinse, rinse and rinse 2 more times. Good call on dumping hoses, etc. and you might want to run it on a bucket (spare tank) of cured water to flush it out before putting it on your tank IMO