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Old 04/22/2018, 06:53 PM   #1
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clean 16 black box reef lights

Hi Guys,

Best way to clean the 16” black boxes? Getting quite a bit of salt crep build up

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Old 04/22/2018, 07:58 PM   #2
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Fresh water and paper towels, or buy new ones.


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Old 04/22/2018, 08:37 PM   #3
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It's a new one,only 1 month old,just want to find best way to clean it,LOL...


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Old 04/23/2018, 04:28 AM   #4
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Seriously, water and a clean paper towel. There should be no need to break them down and clean them. Just use water, not windex, to clean the clear plastic lens covering. Use a dry one to wipe away any residual.


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Old 04/23/2018, 05:11 AM   #5
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Why not windex? I use windex on my tank all the time. Just don't spray it on the tank. Spray it away from the tank onto a clean cloth, and wipe.


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Old 04/23/2018, 05:49 AM   #6
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Why not windex? I use windex on my tank all the time. Just don't spray it on the tank. Spray it away from the tank onto a clean cloth, and wipe.
The first few times I used windex on the plastic it streaked like crazy and left a fog over the surface. Ever since I switched to water, the plastic remains crystal clear.

If you're able to use windex without the residue, not an issue. As you mentioned spray away from the tank obviously.


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Old 04/23/2018, 06:18 AM   #7
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I used mixed water/vinegar to clean everything around or near my tanks. Once a year, I take apart the led boxes and wipe all build-up on the fans while running the vacuum cleaner hose.


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Old 04/24/2018, 12:04 AM   #8
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Okay,thank you for your advices!


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