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How do I get rid of calcium in my fish tank?

Asked: Lucas Lothian, Last Updated:

Apply a small amount of lemon juice or vinegar to a washcloth and scrub the hard calcium buildup away; use lemon juice and vinegar to clean; they are nontoxic and will not harm your fish if a small amount of residue is left after cleaning.

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