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Old 2nd February 2018   #1
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Exclamation What do I clean a tank with before filling it with water ?

Not sure if Iím in the right section but Iím getting an Axie in a few days!! Iím am putting it in a 10 gallon until I adjust to the motions and can upgrade to bigger. Just curious as to what I can clean the new tank with before filling it with water ?? Although itís new Iím a bit neurotic and would like to clean it again! I know you canít use chemicals etc



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Default Re: What do I clean a tank with before filling it with water ?

Hi, welcome to the site! :)
I always clean tanks with vinegar and a plastic scouring pad and then rinse a few times with lots of water and dry with kitchen roll. It's something I was taught as a kid by the guy that ran our local tropical fish shop and it removes almost all stains/scale/salt build up etc from used tanks, but I always clean new tanks this way as well.
For the outside of the tank, he also taught me that neat vinegar polished off with old newspaper really makes the glass sparkle, which is handy at our house due to the amount of Shar pei slobber that always seems to land on the cleanest surfaces! ;) :)



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