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Old 11-18-2012, 11:41 PM   #1
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calcium buildup removal methods

I have bad calcium buildup on the hood of my tank around the cut outs for my filter...what do you guys do to get rid of this annoying problem???
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:44 AM   #2
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hi there, im a newbi and havent had the calcium probs yet but just a thought on the hood could you not use something like lemon juice but making sure you clean it off really well when your done as for the cut outs i would try and "scrape" as much off as possible. i will keep an eye open for you and see what i can dig up. where abouts are you?
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as a quick internet search found this: How to Get Rid of Calcium Deposits on Fish Tanks | eHow.com i hope this helps
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Remove the hood and soak/scrub with a strong vinegar solution. Use a razor blade for the tough areas. Rinse.

To help keep it from coming back wipe weekly with a clean cloth dampened in a weak vinegar solution.
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