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Old 01-20-2005, 12:54 PM   #1
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cleaning components

Is there any way to clean my protein skimmer? its soo built up with slimy stuff... i just wanna clean it and get it all out!! can i soak it in anything to break up the slimy algae stuff? like vinegar or something? i dont know! i can use a toothbrush on some areas.. but i cant get deep into the chambers with it.


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best thing is to buy the aquarium brushes they are long and can reach !

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Old 01-28-2005, 11:45 PM   #3
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Sometimes if you use a cleaner, it won't work properly afterwards. I just use warm water and rub it off. As Keith said, use a brush with soft bristles.

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