Re: Newbie HELP!-Terri
- I assuming that if your using a razor blade on your tank that it's
glass. You can try using white vinegar on the mineral deposits. If
you can soak the stains with vinegar it will soften the deposits and
make them easier to remove. I have also used a "calcium & lime"
remover on the used tank which I bought recently. That helped but the
deposits were only on the outside of the tank and I rinsed REALLY
well. If your tank is acrylic I don't think you can use the chemical
deposit remover, tho. As for the silicon ... Have you tried heating
with a hair dryer?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Terri" <jtriggs1941@y...>
> I've had a little experience years ago with aquariums but nothing for
> quite a while now. I do have a pond outside that is 2 years old and am
> learning much from that. Now, my questions.
> First I want to set up a couple of tanks in the house. One will be for
> normal tropical fish. The other for some baby koi to overwinter in
> before going into the pond. Question 1. If I put pond water into the
> tank for the koi babies, do I still have to wait for it to cycle?
> Question 2. How many koi babies can I put in a 25 gal tank?
> Question 3. How do I clean the old mineral deposits off the aquarium?
> I have scraped it with a razor blade till my arms are falling off but
> can't get it all off. There is also silicone that needs removed that
> we had put in for shelves for turtles we used to have. Again, I
> scraped all off I can. How do I get the residue off?