Keeping your tank shiny... on the outside.

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by pXius, 19 Jul 2011.

  1. pXius

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    I would just like to hear your opinion on cleaning the outside glass of your tank?

    I personally spray into a polishing cloth and then wipe her down, not wanting the chemicals in the air and all.

    What chemicals do you guys/gals use?

    And secondly, scratches... Are there any ways of making them a little bit less of an eyesore? I bought a new algae magnet today only to scratch my front glass panel on the first use. A bit (*&^&*&^ about that :cursing:

    Any recomended recommended magnets, not skimping on this area again... :lol:
     
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  3. Fishman

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    I just use newspaper with a little freshwater! Works fine
     
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    microfibre cloth will sort u out 1 time
     
  5. pXius

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    Using one as well :D
     
  6. Adee

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    spit and a pair of old my knickers
     
  7. Tremayn

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    Works like a charm! Use it also on car windows

    lol hope they are clean briefs :p
     
  8. jacoc

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    Toilet paper...and tap water ..work like a charm...cemicals can pentrate the cilicone eventualy,,big,no-no
     
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    Clean dry towel.
     
  10. Charl_Stanhope

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    toilet paper with a lil water or a clean towel works best for me
     
  11. DudleyD

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  12. shiks

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    Using a Magfloat mag scraper....got it locally ....put a cloth over the outside one use a rubberband to secure and cleans inside with the blade and outside with the cloth part.
     
  13. crispin

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    i use a window washer you get from a garage, spong on one side and rubber scrapper on the other, fresh tap water to wet the glass, scrape it down with the rubber scrapper to remove almost all water and then a dry towel at the end. very fast and effective.
     
  14. KeeganP

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    Hey bud, Where did you get the scraper with a blade... Im looking for one.

    And um I use windowlean :whistling: I guess thats a bad thing then...
     
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  15. gMAN

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  16. gMAN

    gMAN with the plan

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    big no no buddy, good chance the aerosol can get sucked up through the skimmer air intake then you asking for kaka....
     
  17. Ghaydeen

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    I use a microfibre cloth ... The Verimark one ... there's a one specially for glass and it works great without any chemicals. Just rinse and wipe and it leaves no marks at all.
     
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    what colour is the verimark one. I have them, but i do not know what the different colours are used for.
     
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    I suggest using RO water, becauce its cleaner than tap water, it wont leave any marks, works brilliantly
     
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  21. rakabos

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    windowlene is fine if ure not spraying it all over the place
     
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