Second hand tank

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Hi I'm after a bit of advice. I've already got a successful nano marine tank running with fish and inverts. I've just been given a rsm 130d by a family member. The problem I have is that's been stored dry for six months in a garage and is in pretty grimey condition. Obviously I'm gonna change all the filter media and bulbs but was just wondering if there's any tips out there to clean it and what I'm best doing before I start adding water,substrate and rocks and letting it cycle prior to adding any livestock
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Give it a good scrub with some white vinegar and water 1:4 ratio would do the trick.  Rinse it out with RO afterwards.  The acid in the vinegar will kill any bugs, and it's reefsafe, so no harm if any is left over.
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That's great thanks for the advice

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No probs...and welcome to ReefBase  :grin:
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Or you could sell it to me @deano123  :grin:

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