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have to say again I am utterly impressed how often and how accurate the info and comments are on here. so THANKS all!

Now having said that, I just purchased (on the fly) a used 55g aquarium. It was badly neglected and has a ring of mineral deposits around the top. any tips for safe effective removal?
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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

vinegar should take care of it ... and some hot water ;) you will be read in no time for fish

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Matt replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

Are we talking about a glass or acrylic tank, if it's glass, you can also use vinegar and a razor blade to remove the calcium around the top.

If it's acrylic, well the razor is a big no no. Then it's just vinegar and elbow grease.

Good luck, and pics asap!

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Noddy replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

Good to hear you are pleased with the site. :) :)
And i am still impressed by the good answers that are given, and evenmore with the consequent answering of the important questions, by different members... :)

If any mess is left after Eddie's solution,which i doubt, a sharp oldfashioned razorblade (or hardware-store "razor on a handle" )will take care of the last remains.
Just be carefull not to scratch the glass.

Edit:That's just what i meant... :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
While i'm typing, Matt has allready jumped in, answered consequently, and added important info.
oh,how i love this site! :P
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RoxyTheDog replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

Noddy wrote: And i am still impressed by the good answers that are given, and evenmore with the consequent answering of the important questions, by different members... :)


Not bad for a bunch of crack smokers :laugh:

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Matt replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

I got off the rock a while back Roxy, moved on to black tar heroin!

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6629 replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

BTW my on the fly buy was prompted by a 55g tank and stand for 75$ :side: Hard to pass that up even if it has to sit for a couple months while I finish my current new addition!
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Firestorm8215 replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

No doubt. The lunatics around here try to sell 55G tanks without stands for around $ 200... :dry:
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Matt replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

Definitely, I'm scouring CL for my next tanks, looking for another deal on a 250 lol, not likely though since I got that for highway robbery tank, stand, sump, lights (sort of), 3/4" acrylic for $300

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cebosound replied the topic: Re: Thanks OFL people! (and another question)

i use a mixture of warm water, vinegar and a little salt.

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