Spotlight: Checking out the Tunze Care Magnet cleaner family | BRStv

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  1. randyBRS

    randyBRS BRStv Host :-) R2R Supporter Gold Sponsor

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    Hey guys!


    Here's a quick one on the Tunze Care Magnet cleaners! Have you used these or are using them for your tank? ;)

     
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    I own a couple of these and LOVE them! Seriously one of my favorite tools. It's like being able to use a razorblade (although not as sharp) without the rust and without getting your hands wet!
     
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    I love them! Wished I bought the stronger one though.
     
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    love them...the long is perfect for the red sea reefer 170
     
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    I have the Long model for the 90 gallon tank with 1/2” glass and the Nano model for the other two tanks. Love that I can clean below the sand bed without fear of scratching the glass!
     
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    I've used them since they first came out and I love them. No more scratches from sand!
     
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    After getting a very small scratch using my Flipper, near the sandbed, I think I'll give the Care Magnet a shot. Thanks for the video and responses.
     
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    Just got the Tunze Strong. It is amazing! I can't believe how great it works.
     
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    Isn't it the best?!!?
     
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    Seriously. I was so hesitant to pay a lot for a cleaner, but I'm so glad I didn't go cheap on this. I love it, can't wait to go home and clean more. haha.
     
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    Literally about a minute every other day and your glass is always clean!
     
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    My acrylic is just under 1/2" thick, is there any benefit in getting the strong as opposed to the long? Stronger scraping power with the stronger magnets?
     
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    Surprised people think this is a good product. I bought one, used it a couple times and went back to my mag float.
     
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    I've used Mag Floats for about 15 years until I got the Tunze Care Magnet. The blades are just so much better in scraping away hard algae like green spot algae and coralline algae.

    I still use my Mag Floats though - to hold nori sheets.
     
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    You'd likely get stronger pressure on the scraping blades due to the stronger magnets, which would make it more effective at that harder algae. :)
     
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    The blades are good at scraping when they don’t fall off. It would have been nice if the thing floated as well. Going from front panel to side panel is a PITA. Just my opinion of course
     
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    True, I also don't like this part about the magnet. It's probably a patent thing.
     
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