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radone
01/13/2006, 09:16 AM
Just curious as to how you could rid a tank of copper that's been treated?
Would soaking in Muratic acid or something get it out or does it get into the silicone.

Randy do you have any articles of this?

Thanks

Randy Holmes-Farley
01/13/2006, 09:53 AM
Just the tank, nothing in it?

radone
01/13/2006, 10:47 AM
Yes, this is a bare tank

Randy Holmes-Farley
01/13/2006, 10:58 AM
Diluted muriatic acid would be a good way to clean it, perhaps with a bleach rinse afterward in cases there are any organic materials stuck inside of it. :)

radone
01/13/2006, 06:08 PM
Would it hurt the tank to let it reside say a couple days.
How can I get the bleach out? Just rinse real well I suppose

Randy Holmes-Farley
01/14/2006, 06:36 AM
Letting it soak a couple of days is OK, but I wouldn't think you'd actually fill the tank. Even diluted 1:10, that's a lot of muriatic acid unless the tank is tiny.

Lots of water is the best way to wash both out.

radone
01/14/2006, 10:17 AM
Thanks

Randy Holmes-Farley
01/14/2006, 11:49 AM
You're welcome.

Good luck. :)