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Help Cleaning Limescale Off My Tank Glass

Discussion in 'Tropical Discussion' started by BETTY BOO, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. BETTY BOO

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    i have a very bad build up of limescale or something similar looking on the outside of the glass.how do i remove it.ive used normal cleaning products and it will just not budge.i have no idea how it got on the outside.
     
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    ive heard white vinegar?? can you buy this from a food shop or is it just a cleaning product from say b&q?????
     
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    I used a Stanley blade to take the worst of it off then I used normal window cleaner and that seemed to do the trick for me
     
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    tried that with no luck im going to try the white vinegar
     
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    I've used vinegar to get rid of lime deposits on the inside of my tanks with pretty good success. It should work for you, too.
     
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    Soak paper towels in vinegar and stick them over the affected area, leave for as long as possible (overnight at least) then remove and wipe clean. You may have to repeat if there's heavy deposits.
     
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    I've used a mix of white vinegar and baking soda. Just kind of make a paste with it and scrub away.
     
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    ive heard lemon juice works.im going to try vinegar today but i could only get hold of distilled malt vinegar.will this work????
     

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