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hi, i have scrapped off old silicon off my tank but still have some residue on the glass inside the tank, can i use metho to clean them off? will it contaminate the tank? if metho no good what can be done?

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metho should be fine as it dry with out leaving any residue, once the new silicon has been left to cure just give it a rinse with water bi carb.

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bicarb soda (sodium bicarbonate) baking soda. used for PH up.

Grab a box from woolies in the cooking section. sprinkle a bit around in the tank with some water. use a clean cloth and give it a wash. to easy.

tony

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use fine steel wool (not the soap containing kind) dipped in metho. Rinse with water to remove metho residue.

You should be able to get rid of most with a razor blade first.

Good luck

Adam

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dont use metho use bleach and if u want a good scrape use a sharpe saftey edge razor blade im a glazier and constantly pulling old shower screens out and having to fetch the old silicone off and make way for the new stuff and i use the razor blades and they work good but when u say scraping it off and old tank was it all around the viewing area or just in the corners because if u have rmoved all the silicone from the corners it reduces the strength of the tank by a third its really bad but dont use steel wool that can scratch the glass

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