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Exclamation Scored a 30G!

Sometimes you get lucky and it seems I have today. I am starting a new tank and as I was casually browsing CraigsList I noticed a deal that caught my eye.

Long story short, I got a 30G for $25 and it appears in good shape. It came from a local company that had it in their lobby but the person who was taking care of it was no longer there. They offered a stand but the cheap MDF was peeling bad so I declined.

Now I have this tank, whats a good way to clean it up? Looks like it was a standard plastic plant with white gravel setup with a fair amount of mineral staining.

Any input on a cleaner up process is appreciated

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Use vinegar to clean up the hard water stains and rinse thoroughly.
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I run the fish and reptile department of a petstore and have to clean tons of water/ calcium built up aquariums/ terrariums.

I just use damp straight razors and water, works the best.


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Re: Scored a 30G!

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser (original). There aren't any solvents or cleaners in it, and it works like a charm.

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Use vinegar to clean up the hard water stains and rinse thoroughly.
good info, thanks

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I run the fish and reptile department of a petstore and have to clean tons of water/ calcium built up aquariums/ terrariums.

I just use damp straight razors and water, works the best.
noted, will dig out my razor tonight

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Mr. Clean Magic Eraser (original). There aren't any solvents or cleaners in it, and it works like a charm.

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I have 1 somewhere, ill add that to the arsenal as wel
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