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  1. Default removing rotten lemons from a tank?


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    dont you just love kids... =P. my baby cousins were over a month or so ago and found my 20g tank under the house. so they decided to fill it with about 5g of water, then drop a whole bunch of rotting lemons from under the tree in it.
    well i am assuming it was them anyway, either that or someone in this house is playing some sort of trick on me =P. so yeah after sitting in the tank for a few weeks they have gone pretty rancid... i tipped the mess out yesterday and rinsed with a hose. then filled the tank with water and bleach let it sit, emptied and rinsed. although if i stick my head close enough it still kinda smells of rotted fruit.
    any suggestions as to how i should go about purging this tank?
    if i can still kinda smell it, is it likely to harm anything i put in it? was gonna use it as a quarantine tank for my barra food. well until i got it ready for real fish... but i think ill stick with my hex tank till i can clean it out better =P.

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    i think if anything were to be harmed, it'd be because of the bleach

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    nah bleach is super soluble, very easy to wash out.

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    It is hard on silicone though!
    Try using a strong vinegar and water mix to clean it out.Rinse it well and let it air dry.Hopefully that will work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Northernguy
    It is hard on silicone though!
    good point...

    well to late to worry about that now =D. hopefully 30min of bleach wont have done too much damage.
    So vinegar wont harm any later inhabitants? it will wash out easy?

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    Just let it air dry now should get rid of all smells.

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    alrighty will do =]. thnx.

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