Useful Tips for Cleaning an Acrylic Aquarium | Aquart Aquariums

Acrylic aquarium cleaner Recommend to be used on aquarium surfaces ranging from 1 ½” to 2”
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The Aqueon Algae Cleaning Magnet makes easy work of ridding an aquarium of algae. Various sizes clean different size tanks, including aquariums up to 300 gallons with ¾” thick walls. Specialized scrubber pads clean different materials. This fish tank cleaner includes one pad to clean acrylic tanks, and another to clean glass. The pads can be replaced, ensuring continued performance (replacement cleaning pads sold separately).
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Just spray on and wipe off! Quickly handles all cleaning needs on or outside any aquarium. Use on glass or acrylic aquariums, hoods, filters, frames, and stands. Safe and non-toxic to fresh or saltwater aquariums. Cuts through the white crusty mineral deposits all over the aquarium. Lifts away dried food and will not stain carpet or clothes. Mag-Float Medium Acrylic Aquarium Cleaner Float-130A - FREE USA SHIPPING!! free shipping
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Brillianize is the choice for leading commercial and retail aquarium manufacturers around the world. Acrylic or glass, they look their best when cleaned with Brillianize. Manufacturers like , All Glass Aquarium, Reef-One, , and others all use and recommend Brillianize. Major municipal aquariums like Landry's Downtown Aquarium in Denver, Colorado; South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South Carolina; The Reptile House in Chicago, Illinois and many others trust Brillianize.If you decide to buy a commercial cleaning product get one that is designed to be aquarium safe. Cleaning products with ammonia or lime can kill the fish. You can find eco-friendly cleaners made especially for cleaning an aquarium in spray form or in wet wipes. Be sure the label recommends it for acrylic tanks. Some of these are formulated to resist fingerprints and repel dust.White vinegar cleans the mineral deposits on a tank. Simply put some on a small towel and wipe the towel on the line of deposits. You can use it to clean rocks and aquarium ornaments. You can also dilute it in water and spray it on the glass to clean it. Be sure to use a soft cotton cloth to wipe it down instead of paper towels since they can scratch acrylic. If there is residue you need to scrape off use a plastic razor blade.* Mag-floats or a soft cotton cloth should be used on the inside of an acrylic tank to remove algae. Be extremely careful as to not allow sand and gravel to come between the mag-float/cloth and acrylic while cleaning, it will more than likely leave scratches. There are also sponges/pads made for cleaning aquariums that are compatible with acrylic as well, but be sure to read the labels and directions carefully.Cleaning your acrylic aquarium can seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools the job can be safe for the tank and easy on you. Scratches can be avoided with the help of these useful tips to guide you through the process.*If algae becomes a big problem, you can empty the entire fish tank and soak with bleach water (use 1 part bleach to 20 parts water) for 24-48 hours. The algae will wipe off clean with a soft cotton cloth. Remember when refilling the acrylic aquarium to use double the amount of water conditioner (start right) to accommodate for the bleach.