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Old 09-06-02, 12:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cleaning Snake Tank

Ok, I'm clueless. What can I and should I NOT use to clean my snake tank? I need to do a massive clean up and want everything sparkly and new!

I want to be sure to not use something that will be bad for my snakies. I tried to search some old posts, but I dont know how far back this goes....

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Old 09-06-02, 12:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Use plain antibacterial dish soap and water , It will rinse clean and kill's potential virus's leave it on a while and rinse.
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Old 09-06-02, 01:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Every once in a while I disinfect and sanatize the tank and furniture with a water and bleach solution. Very low concentration, less than 5%. Everything must be rinsed off very well and left to air out before any animal is put back in.

Some people use Hydrogen Peroxide.
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Old 09-06-02, 03:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I use an anti-bacterial dish soap for the wash, sometimes a bleach solution for rinse (1/2 cap bleach to a gallon of water) then water rinse, sometimes just water rinse. The bleach rinse is only when I have reason to suspect a possible extra nasty, like is the animal doesn't consume a feeder left overnight or something. Outside I use an ammonia based glass cleaner or vinegar.
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Thanks!!!! It is time for a washing....
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i use bleach like u big mike!
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