Best Glass Aquarium Cleaning Magnet

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Best Glass Aquarium Cleaning Magnet


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vetteguy53081

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I scratched the hell out of my $4k tank with a flipper. I hate that thing with a passion.

the main reason I went with a tunze And to think I thought it was the best thing on earth and it was Not cheap. The hammerhead also does a great job but you get spoiled with the Tunze
 

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Hammerhead with Easy scraper from BRS. Had all of the above at one time o0r the other but this is the only one that I have had that easily takes care of coraline algae.
 

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Hammerhead with Easy scraper from BRS. Had all of the above at one time o0r the other but this is the only one that I have had that easily takes care of coraline algae.

Giving credit to its' very strong magnets and scraper
 

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I'd used Magfloats since they were the latest thing... pretty much automatic, I bought a new tank, needed a new mag-float.

A couple years back, I bought a 'flipper'. Loved it. Wrote a fairly lengthy review, very positive. After using it for 6 months, I noted that I'd badly damaged the silicone in my tank. Too strong, too sharp, just too much.

Won a Tunze Long at a fragfest a year or so back. I wouldn't likely have bought one... too expensive. But... since it was free... After using it for a while, I'll probably never have anything else. With my new tank, I bought a Strong, since it's 3/4" glass. Still love it. Aggressive enough, strong enough, easy to navigate in tight areas, easy to keep clean... works great, no damage to my silicone, just exactly right.

I still have a mag-float in my sump. No sand in there, just want to be able to clean the front of the refugeum once in a while. Gave the Flipper to a friend, with a word of caution about damaging silicone.
hi grey beard, whats your view on the tunze long now, the reason I ask I had one on my last tank but within six months it no longer cut it, I think the plastic blade lost its edge
 

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hi grey beard, whats your view on the tunze long now, the reason I ask I had one on my last tank but within six months it no longer cut it, I think the plastic blade lost its edge
Still love it. More than ever, since they've got the life jacket available for them now. Those plastic scraper blades can be replaced. I use stainless, but if you've got an acrylic tank, you can just get a new plastic one (or use a knife blade to re-sharpen the old one).
 

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hi grey beard, whats your view on the tunze long now, the reason I ask I had one on my last tank but within six months it no longer cut it, I think the plastic blade lost its edge
They recommend blade change twice a year and Marine depot carries them
 

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