Help! I can't get these spots off my glass!

  1. alext72888

    alext72888 Initiate Member

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    I'm trying to clean the glass before setting up a turtle tank and I can't get these spots off.

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    I have tried

    alcohol
    vinegar
    a razor

    all of which with lots of elbow grease

    nothing works. I have no idea what they are but they seem to be embedded in to the glass if a razor can't get at them..
     

  2. Sarah73

    Sarah73 Fishlore VIP Member

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    Alcohol and vinegar is a big no no for tanks. Are these spots on the outside of the tank or inside?
     

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    alext72888 Initiate Member

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    inside
     
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    Have you used water and paper towels?
     
  5. Coradee

    Coradee Moderator Moderator Member

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    What kind of vinegar did you use?
    If the spots are calcium deposits then white vinegar or apple cider vinegar ime works best
     
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    alext72888 Initiate Member

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    yes
     
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    alext72888 Initiate Member

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    yes I used both. they are spiral shaped dots. so strange
     
  8. Sarah73

    Sarah73 Fishlore VIP Member

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    Have you used your fingernails and tried?
     
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    alext72888

    alext72888 Initiate Member

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    thanks for the helpful post. Great contribution.
     
  10. leftswerve

    leftswerve Well Known Member Member

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    glass tank right? Swirls? did this used to be a saltwater tank? If so, you may not be able to get them out, they could be etched in the glass.
     

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    Your very welcome:)
     
  12. DoubleDutch

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    Do you feel those when you touch it with your fingers ?
     

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