Cleaning A Used Tank

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  1. iluvwindows

    iluvwindows Well-Known Member
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    What is the best way to clean a used tank?? possible soapy residue in it
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    jet wash if possible,
    i had a lank that i couldnt get to all of it so i used a hand brush and hose from house tap to spray about, then rinsed it out with pure water. took a little while but got there in the end,

    do you know what was stored in there before? might be worth using a little ecover on the brush and some warm water just to be safe
     
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    And then sterilize it with Milton :)
     
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    Hose or jet wash it out then rinse properly with plenty of pure water. Simples....

    If the tank is going green as clear tanks often do after a while use a bleach mix first before cleaning it out as above.
     
  5. iluvwindows

    iluvwindows Well-Known Member
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    so
    been used for valeting cars was going to give a good rinse and then rinse again using pure water
     
  6. rcproperty

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    oh right, thats not to bad then, yer that will be fine, what size tank is it?
     
  7. iluvwindows

    iluvwindows Well-Known Member
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    400 litre
     
  8. rcproperty

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    thats good then. you might notice the first few times when you fill it right up that the tds reading might go up abit, thats normal and will get better
     
  9. harunh

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    anyone do bin cleaning ? phone them up :) theyll do a good job
     
  10. iluvwindows

    iluvwindows Well-Known Member
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    cheers fella
     
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