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  1. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman BOD

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    ... I picked up a great sump yesterday tom use on my new tank. The issue is it has growths in it. Different growths. Scary growths. What's the best way to clean before I begin using it? 50/50 bleach solution with a powerhead inside for a few days? Vinegar? Blowtorch? Stand naked in front of the growths and scare them off?
     
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    What kind of growths? Hard or floppy?


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  3. Bruce Spiegelman

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    More of the angry, itchy kind. I know you know what I mean. :)
     
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    Scrub, let dry, muriatic acid.
    is that a glass or acrylic sump?
     
  5. Bruce Spiegelman

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    Acrylic. Can't use acid.
     
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    picture?
     
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    Picture or this never happened!


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  8. xcaret

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    Bleach it.
     
  9. DEATH BY SNU SNU

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    stand naked...haha!
     
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    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

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    ???

    Since when?
     
  11. Bruce Spiegelman

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    Or I could be wrong,,,
     
  12. Bruce Spiegelman

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    It's soaking with bleach and a pump in there right now. How long should I leave it?
     
  13. xcaret

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    Myself would leave it overnight and deal with it tomorrow, no pump is necessary in my opinion.
     

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