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    I've had a five-gallon tank in storage for an extended period of time, anything to be wary of cleaning it before setting it up?

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    Welcome to the AC.

    I'd just get a new one, if it's been stored for a long time, chances are the seals aren't good anymore.
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    With a tank that small resealing isn't a big issue...

    I would do a water test, fill it up and let it sit a day or so. If it holds water I would wipe it down with some vinegar, just soak a towel/paper towels with it.

    If it doesn't hold water there are a lot of YouTube videos that show how to reseal a tank. There is currently a glass shortage going on, so many manufactures have run out of tanks or increased prices.
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