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Old 05-14-2009, 12:23 PM   #1
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Tank cleaning question

Hello all, new to the community and to the hobby of saltwater reefing. I have a 55 gallon that is doing great and i have a question. I was given a tank that housed a snake for the past 3 months. Before that i was used for freshwater. Is tank able to be cleaned to use it for saltwater?

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Should be able to clean it. Get a bucket of water and add a cap or two of bleach to it and clean the tank. Make sure you let it air dry before you use it.



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Bleach or a mixture of white vinegar/water would work as well, either or.
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I have cleaned all my tanks with vinegar.
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