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Old 07/13/2019, 01:27 PM   #1
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Scratch removal

Is it possible to remove scratches in your tank while it's full of water and fish? Thinking of using like 1200 or 2000 grit wet/dry sand paper


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Old 07/13/2019, 05:08 PM   #2
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Glass or acrylic?


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Old 07/14/2019, 02:20 AM   #3
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Its glass


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Old 07/14/2019, 05:42 AM   #4
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IMO/E itís near impossible to remove (noticeable) glass scratches with or without water in tank.


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Old 07/14/2019, 10:27 AM   #5
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That's what I was afraid of. Thanks


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Old 07/14/2019, 01:24 PM   #6
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Perhaps a good spot for a magnetic frag holder or let coralline grow over it !


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Old 07/18/2019, 09:36 AM   #7
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IMO/E itís near impossible to remove (noticeable) glass scratches with or without water in tank.


Agree. Just keep the scratch clean from buildup.


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Old 07/19/2019, 08:45 AM   #8
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IMO/E itís near impossible to remove (noticeable) glass scratches with or without water in tank.
Yeah, if you run your fingernail over it and it gets caught in the scratch then it's too deep to buff out. All that you would be doing is deforming the glass getting the scratch out and it would be more noticeable than the scratch.
You need to use cerium oxide powder to remove fine scratches and I don't see how you would use that in a filled tank, it gets very messy.


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