The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - 100 +/- Massive die off
View Single Post
post #18 of (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 07:21 PM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
MSG's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: East Coast
Posts: 539
There's ways to test for cleaning chemical contamination, but these test would have to be conducted with a well equipped laboratory & it's not exactly cheap unless you know someone who has access to one either through their school/work.

If pledge was used, that stuff leaves a waxy film on everything. Makes playing cards glide on surfaces like a puck on a air hockey table. I have a coffee table right next my tank, but it's fully covered except for the cutouts in the rear.

Swifter dust pads don't leave a slick waxy residue like a pledge spray would.

Breaking down the tank & running carbon is your only option at this point.

Good luck with your next setup.
MSG is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome