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Old 07-15-2009, 06:36 PM   #1
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sterilizing equipment

With my recent out break of ich, and getting that under control, I'm curious how you all go about sterilizing your syphon hoses, etc. I've just been running everything under very hot water for a couple minutes. Is this effective?

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Bleach solution and copious rinsing.

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And let everything dry out in between use ... most aquatic bugs can't survive drying.
80 gal FW with 30 gal DIY wet/dry/sump.
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