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http://www.petforumz.com/Cleaning-algue-plastic-plants-ftopict45299.html (Cleaning algue from plastic plants)
Hi, Whats the best way (with minimal scrubing) to clean algue from plastic plants / rocks / aquarium ornaments ? thanks LT
« sorry for my poor english, i need a few clarifications - bleaching means - leaving in water with chlorine for a while ? if so - how much c.. »
« Get some algae eaters. If they are broad leaf plants the fish will eat the algae. -- Craig Williams _________________________________ http://www.. »
« Depending on the strength of the bleach and how much algae you have, the amount of time may vary. 1/2 cup of bleach to 4-5 gal of water i.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Cleaning-algae-plastic-plants-ftopict48857.html (Cleaning algae off plastic plants?)
How would I go about cleaning algae off plastic plants? Mine are starting to look a little covered with black algae.
« "Phil Williamson": Chlorine bleach. Rinse them really well before putting them back into the tank. -- - Charles - -does not play well w.. »
« Do I just put them in pure bleach or what? How long will I have to leave them in there for? "Charles": starting »
« "Phil Williamson" bubbled forth the following: I use about 1/8 to 1/4 cup bleach to a gallon of water -- depends on how heavy the algae .. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Removing-Bleach-plastic-plants-ftopict43188.html (Removing Bleach from plastic plants)
I had a bad case of black/dark green algae growth and soaked the plastic plants in bleach, then rinsed and rinsed, ETC. But I am concerned because there is a slight odor of bleach still remaining. ..
« "Sid": Boil them? ALternatively soak them in a bucket of water with lots of De-chlor in it for a day or three. I. »
« On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 17:44:29 +0100, "Iain Miller": Or put them out in the sun for a couple days, sunlight will destroy the chlorine. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Removing-algae-scum-buildup-plastic-plants-ftopict51507.html (Removing algae/scum buildup from plastic plants)
Had these plants for some time and I've decided to clean them. Is there something I can soak them in to remove the algae/scum buildup on them? Thanks, E.Otter
« I just use the toothbrush :-) Fishbee "E.Otter": »
« I use bleach mixed with some water. Just be sure to rinse thoroughly! (sometimes this lightens silk plants a bit) "E.Otter" wrote in me.. »
« I set up a quarantine tank and had aquarium salt concentrations of varying degrees during the quarantine. I had an 1 algae covered plastic.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Cleaning-plants-ftopict49510.html (Cleaning plants)
I am trying to make a solution to clean some new plants I have bought/will buy. Som einstructions on the web says to have 1 part bleach and 19 parts water. What does this mean?
« Dont do it . Yuo can crash your new plant ? what for do you want to clean plants ? »
« It seems to have brown/black algae Need to clean them. "Andrzej Konarski": »