Re: NANFA-- encrusted glass

Todd Crail (
Mon, 7 Jul 2003 19:23:42 -0400

I think a diluted solution of muriatic acid (available at swimming pool
stores) would do the trick. I've not used it with silicone, but it did
wonders on impellors and plastic in my reefin' daze. I'm sure someone will
have a good suggestion on dose amount.

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Subject: NANFA-- encrusted glass

> A friend gave me an aquarium that had been sitting for several years. This
> had allowed all the water to evaporate and left the glass encrusted with
> ever was in the water. probably mainly calcium carbonate. It would appear
> water that evaporated was water that had been kept in the aquarium fro a
> time with no water changes so it was pretty concentrated before it was
> to evaporate. The glass has a very rough coating of something and I would
> to remove it without ruining the glass. What would be my best bet? the
> is very thick and tough. Any help would be appreciated.
> Moon
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