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Old 09/23/2020, 01:11 AM   #1
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How do you rinse your tongs, turkey basters and feeding sticks after use?

Hi all recently I purchased some of these tools from Amazon for feeding my corals and bottom dwelling fish like gobies. However, I am not sure if there are any standard cleaning procedures after use. How should I rinse them? Do I have to use RO water, tank water or will warm tap water be okay?


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Old 09/23/2020, 05:09 AM   #2
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Rinse in hot/warm/cold tap water is fine. If they get really dirty, a soak in citric acid works great. 1 cup/gal of water.


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Old 09/23/2020, 05:39 AM   #3
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Great. So tap water should be fine? Got it. Maybe use a piece of cloth to wipe it dry afterwards?


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Old 09/23/2020, 05:45 AM   #4
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Yes tap water is fine.

Wipe if you want, or just let them air dry.


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Old 09/23/2020, 05:57 AM   #5
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Great thanks!


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Old 09/23/2020, 07:34 PM   #6
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Just a question. Have you set up aquarium yet?


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Old 09/23/2020, 10:49 PM   #7
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Not yet, still can’t go home (I live right across the border from Hong Kong in Guangzhou) because mainland China’s not allowing Canadian citizens in. Contacted the Canadian consulates in 2 different cities, they said nope can’t return. Entering via Hong Kong doesn’t seem to be an option either. Ahh the life of an expat. The virus thing’s been going on for way too long.


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Old 09/24/2020, 04:13 PM   #8
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Wow sorry to hear that. Wish you luck and able to go home soon


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Old 09/24/2020, 11:33 PM   #9
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Thanks for caring, dude. I appreciate it. We’re living in such frustrating times now. I’ve contacted Canadian and Chinese (well, Commie Chinese) embassies both in the mainland and in Canada. Waiting for replies from the ones in Canada but the mainland ones couldn’t be bothered to help and won’t tell me the difference between residency permit and visa on the official statement. Politicians.....


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