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post #3 of (permalink) Old 12-28-2012, 02:12 AM Thread Starter
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The Clean Up

The tank after I removed the driftwood and substrate:

Yeah, it's pretty nasty.

Here it is after I attacked the front pane with white vinegar and a lemon:

Lemons are beasts when it comes to hard water marks. I use them to clean water marks in my bathrooms every week. I'm not sure how well this will work out in the end, but if I can get most of the haze off the glass, I'll be happy.

I also don't know if my filter still works. It ran dry for a while (my kids hit the power button on the powerstrip and turned it on), so I'll have to mess with it. Hopefully it will still work...

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. - Rita Mae Brown

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