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so I'll be cleaning up a tank that I had going for awhile, going to be swapping everything from my 10g at work to a 15g; whats best to throughly clean the inside of the tank, vinegar, alachol or something else? Thanks.

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We use lemon juice. But I can't think of reason why you could not use vinegar. Just make sure you do a thorough rinse with anything because the residues are organic and the bacteria will love to chomp on them.

I would stay away from an ammonia based cleansers and anything with ingredients that you can't pronounce.
 

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Vinegar worked really well for me when I was cleaning out my 12g Eclipse to use as a backup/hospital tank. Get some rubber gloves or be prepared to have your hands smell like vinegar for about a day afterwards. :)

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great, thanks guys! Yeah the tank will be sitting for a bit after emptied, gonna try the whole bare bottom thing.
 

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White vinegar is my choice cleaner as well.

Good luck with the tank swap, and enjoy going bare bottom - I doubt you'll be disappointed with the results. :)
 

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thank kayla, I've been boggling between the idea of it for awhile now, but seeing that I scooped up a remora skimmer for really cheap I figured why not. Plus the tank has a top hole drilled in it already, that will just make my SCWD feed easier.
 
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