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    Something I never really thought about until now, but does the salt buildup on the plexiglass covers affect power compact light output? Should they be cleaned off regularly? If so is there a way to clean it without scratching the plexiglass?

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    Quote Originally Posted by labnjab
    Something I never really thought about until now, but does the salt buildup on the plexiglass covers affect power compact light output?
    Yes

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    Should they be cleaned off regularly?
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    If so is there a way to clean it without scratching the plexiglass?
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    LOL Very succinct answer Unleashed. LOL

    10 words to answer 3 questions = impressive. LOL

    BTW, I agree 100%
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    I'll do that tonight, thank you

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    LOL Very succinct answer Unleashed. LOL

    10 words to answer 3 questions = impressive. LOL

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    I use RO water to clean it and the tank glass.

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    don't need RO water. Normal tap water is fine

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    yep, tap is fine unless youve got some crap in your tapwater that leaves deposits after. in that case, use RO

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    don't need RO water. Normal tap water is fine
    Lol, I know I don't need RO water, I just prefer to use it as it leaves nothing behind and can with a little buffing give a nice polished look.

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