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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 04:34 AM Thread Starter
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Electric Toothbrush to remove algae

I have had a really bad problem with GSA and now GDA developing on the sides of my glass. Razor was a no go on a plastic tank so I normally use a toothbrush.

Well, I ignored my algae and got a zebra nerite for my 5 gallon. I had hopes for him after hearing stories of them annihilating algae in some tanks. That didn't work.

I found an old electric toothbrush today and cleaned it off and tried it out. OMG it is the best! I don't know if anyone else has tried this but it worked great even being completely submerged! Now my tank is sparkling clean!
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Just use a gift card or any plastic card. I use my old library card.

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