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Old 06-16-2010, 06:49 PM   #1 
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How to clean tank?

Hey guys. I just bought an eclipse 12g tank off from craigslist for 35 bucks. Its in rough shape and needs a good cleaning. What can I use to clean it that wouldnt harm fish in the future> Also anyone know where I can get a good price on eclipse parts (light bulb, filter media, etc)? Thanks.
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Old 06-17-2010, 02:07 AM   #2 
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For the cleaning what I've heard is hot water and vinegar, also bleach. If you leave it out in the sun it will evaporate all traces of bleach, but I'll wait for someone else to back me up on that. You can always try eBay or Craigslist for the Eclipse parts!
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Old 06-20-2010, 12:41 PM   #3 
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I haven't used this myself but others on this forum have had fantastic results using either a water and bleach mixture or water and vinegar, if you do use either of these make sure to throughly rinse the tank before adding your fish :)
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Old 06-20-2010, 12:52 PM   #4 
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You can get eclipse parts from Marineland.com

To clean it your going to need a soft sponge that is brand new and never used with soap. Mix a 5% bleach solution and use that to clean the tank, rinse thoroughly several times then fill the tank to check for leaks.
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:31 PM   #5 
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Linens and Things online store usually works out the cheapest because they ship for 99 cents.

http://www.lnt.com/show_product/2826...tm_term=282618
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