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Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by busanmarc, 16 Oct 2013.

  1. busanmarc

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    just want to ask how do you properly clean a previously used tropical tank to be used as a marine tank ?
     
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    ive never converted a bathwater tank to marines so ive never had to clean one, but please make sure that no copper based medication has been used in the tank before. copper can often leach into the silicone and then slowly release back into the salt water, proving deadly to inverts, so make sure first:)
     
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    thanks never used copper before in the tank
     
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    As crispin said, but welcome to the dark side! We have cookies!
     
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    have been running a tank for three months want to go bigger
     
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    You just clean out rubbish like detritus, salt and fresh have many similarities and yet are nothing like each other!
    The main thing is ammonium-harmless with fresh and a ammonia-toxic with marines.
     
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