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How to properly clean/disinfect rocks/jar for beta?

My gf has a beta who needs a bigger home. I have a nice vase with rocks in it that has been outside for over a year - it smells like, well.. like old ass water and organic matter sicne there was a small tree potted in it.

I want to use the glass and the rocks - should I make a bleach solution? If so, what is a safe mixture and Im assuming I rinse the [censored][censored][censored][censored] out of it after right?

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10% bleach solution (1 part bleach 9 parts water) is the standard, you might want to use vinegar to try and scrub mineral stains off the jar if it has any first though...
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Rinse it with water treated with extra dechlorinator.
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