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    How to clean deposits?

    I got a used 135G with tons of mineral deposits. Is vinegar the best? Any recommendations how to clean it without putting on more scratches? Thanks.


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    Vinegar is the better chemical choice.

    If it is a glass tank, a proper metal scraper will work well. But, you will want to wipe or flush the scraper well to avoid causing scratches.
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    I'd use vinigar and a plastic scraper and some old rags. it may be harder to complete then with a metal scraper but i think that the metal would cause more scatches then a plastic one which would just bend.
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    I agree with BRAM on this one might be long to clean but at they end you might have a scratch free glass...

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    If you haven't started filling your tank...

    Python sells a spray that cleans tanks really well- BUT only if you haven't started filling your tank for good.
    You can pick it up at your local fish store.
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    What kind of plastic scraper? Snow scraper? Thanks.


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    i have these yellow scrapers from Rona/home depot
    they are in the paint section about $0.75 you can get wide ones and thin ones and ones for corners
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