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  1. #11

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    New Hampshire

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    Just because... - alfcea   for starting a saltwater tank - cocoa_pleco   Tanks really coming together! - oldhead   merry christmas - cocoa_pleco   Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  :) - KrytterKrys   


    0 Not allowed!
    I have one for our Saltwater tank, and I love it. I'm going through a diatom bloom which I have to clean the glass sometimes 2 times a day and it does a good job of cleaning it up. Its convenient because it can be left in the tank, so no dripping saltwater on the glass and if you drop it it floats. They are useless on coraline, but great for diatoms.

    29 gallon-planted community

    20 long frag tank
    75 gal-planted goldfish

    75 gallon mixed reef with 20 gallon sump

  2. #12

    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Kent, OH

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    Sorry I confused myself.  :) - Lady Hobbs   Thanks for the Moss... - Sounguru    - Wild Turkey   No Message - Wild Turkey   


    0 Not allowed!
    I like plastic scrapers for the walls.

  3. #13

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    nl canada

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    For outstanding care of a Corydoras - Brookfish   more discus for you: - Lady Hobbs   brookfish ! for your good photos now give me some tips hahha on photographing rummies. - LORENZO   No Message - LORENZO   dougZ - LORENZO   


    0 Not allowed!
    ha resorting to elbow grease and a scrubber pad... nothing like getting soaked! But it gets the algae off and does not take long. i just fear scratching the glass. Good to get some mixed reviews.

  4. #14


    0 Not allowed!
    Those magnetic cleaners are perfectly fine. The stores with scratches are due to the tanks being Acrylic vs Glass.

    IF you have acrylic , you should make sure its made for acrylic cleaning...or put a chunk of filter pad between the glass and the scrubber to avoid scratching.

  5. #15

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    Jan 2008

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    0 Not allowed!
    I have a magnetic cleaner and it works on some algae and is nice to use real quick before company or something like that.

    For the small green dots and other stubborn algae you really just cannot beat the sponge (do not use the one from the kitchen) and elbow grease. Neither has damaged my glass.

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