cleaning skimmer?

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  1. Travis1

    Travis1 (wilsontravy)

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    howsit guys, would like to find out what the method is for cleaning a skimmer? what do you use? does it need to soak in anything over night etc...
     
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    I used 1/3 white vinigar and 2/3 water. Soak it for a day or 2. Worked fine with me. It removed all the coraline. the only problem i had was getting rid of the algae inside. which i made a sponge extension which worked.
     
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    Yip I use the same method, vinegar and water and then just rub off with a brush :)
     
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    Travis1 Thread Starter (wilsontravy)

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    cool, thanks guys.
     
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    Travis1 Thread Starter (wilsontravy)

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    does the vinegar ruin the rubber seals by any chance?
     
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    Nope should damage anything its a chemical reaction between the vinegar and the coraline.
     
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    I need to clean my skimmer soon. I normal just use a dish scrubber. Gonna try the vinegar method
     
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