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 Post subject: cleaning acrylic tanks
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i picked up a cheap acrylic tank on craigslist this weekend and it really needs some tlc. looks like they just let all the tank water evaporate out of it so now there are hard water buildup lines all the way down it........plus it was stored in the garage for who knows how long so it's really dirty too. so my question is how to clean it properly? i've never had an acrylic tank before so i don't know what to do with this thing. what tools do i need so i don't scratch it? is there a way to buff out scratches? etc....... thanks in advance.

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 Post subject: Re: cleaning acrylic tanks
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I would think some kind of very soft cloth and a vinegar mix to soften the deposits. Do not use Brillo type scrubbers, most deposits should resolve with vinegar and some time.

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thanks man. i'll try that.

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