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Is dish soap bad for fish tanks?

Asked: TN Moving Waters Guide Service, Last Updated:

Under any circumstances and no matter how much dirty your tank is DO NOT use dish soap or any other type of soap to wash your tank in it's entire life. ... No matter how much you rinse there will be residue of soap on the internal walls of the tank and your fish will suffer and die because of this.

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