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I was given a used 40 gallon aquarium with egg crate bottom. This aquarium was used for saltwater fish.
My question is can I use this tank and egg crate bottom for a salamander and how do I disinfect everything?



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What do you mean by an egg crate bottom? I would assume it could be washed well with hot water and then disinfected with vinegar. Then as a precaution you could rinse it well again with hot water and add a couple of drops of Prime or something similar, let it dry completely, and then use it. That's what I do when I want to seriously clean something.



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Egg crate is the plastic grid that is used to cover lights.



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OK, well it seems like that could be cleaned the same way I mentioned.



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Thank you. I'm working on cleaning the tank.



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