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Does anyone have any tricks to keeping calcium from building on my aquarium light and top of frame? Is there a solution or something I can wipe it all down with that the calcium has trouble sticking to?
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Does anyone have any tricks to keeping calcium from building on my aquarium light and top of frame? Is there a solution or something I can wipe it all down with that the calcium has trouble sticking to?
Use a soft tissue or non scratchy sponge and clean with white vinegar, just carefull that you dont put any in the water.
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Does anyone have any tricks to keeping calcium from building on my aquarium light and top of frame? Is there a solution or something I can wipe it all down with that the calcium has trouble sticking to?
Use a soft tissue or non scratchy sponge and clean with white vinegar, just carefull that you dont put any in the water.
Will this help help prevent it? Or just clean it off?
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Will this help help prevent it? Or just clean it off?
It will just clean it off.


I don't think there is really anyway to prevent the eventual build up on mineral stains on glass (moreso if you have hard water); it's just part of the hobby.

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