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I was wondering what portion of water to vinegar others use for doing a tank cleaning, have not done a tank for some time and can't remember the amounts for a proper cleaning job. :rolleyes:
 

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it might make me a crazy person but I use hydrogen peroxide to clean my tanks. Rinsed with water after the fact there is nothing left to be concerned about. At least that is my less than professional opinion.

I clean my cpap mask with that stuff and that's on my face all night. Can't be too bad :)
 

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I just use vinegar full strength too - it's cheap enough and rinses well. Some tanks just have hard deposits that needs a good soaking with full strength vinegar.

Hydrogen peroxide is safe enough to use too - that also rinses well. I would prefer that to bleach when I can. Mark Brown - How would you use that on a cpap mask?
 

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I just use vinegar full strength too - it's cheap enough and rinses well. Some tanks just have hard deposits that needs a good soaking with full strength vinegar.

Hydrogen peroxide is safe enough to use too - that also rinses well. I would prefer that to bleach when I can. Mark Brown - How would you use that on a cpap mask?
I just pour some into the silicone rubber seal thing and slosh it around. then rinse it. That poor thing gets grungy.
 

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So now that I know how to clean my CPAP mask :rolleyes:, any other ideas on tank cleaning with water & vinegar :)
 

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White Vinegar (full strength or slightly diluted) is fine as long as one follows with a couple of good clear/clean water rinses. I also use one of those "dollar-store kitchen scrubbers" (plastic-coil sponge with handle) to lift off mineral deposits, etc. The material is pliable enough to get into the corners, too. Keep it for tank use only. Let it air dry before storing.

Note: I have only used this on GLASS tanks so cannot speak for possible scratching of acrylic surfaces.
 
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