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Old 10-15-2018, 08:50 PM
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So this week Iíll be getting 5 terrariums for free instead of 2 like I originally thought! One of them has a great stuff background which I may or may not get rid off. So if I decide to get rid of the background, what would be the most efficient way? Would using a paint scraper do the trick?

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Old 10-15-2018, 09:58 PM
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Divide it into sections by carefully cutting all the way to the glass with a knife or razor blade and use a metal putty knife to pry under each section as you pull them out. Then use a razor blade to scrape off the residual pieces taking care not to compromise the silicone seal of the tank. Depending on if the tanks had inhabitants in the past it wouldn't be a bad idea to sanitize them once you are back to bare glass.
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Old 10-25-2018, 04:01 AM
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Getting rid of that stuff dry is almost as much of a hassle as when it's wet. But yeah, a window scraper and a lot of elbow grease should take care of it. Eventually.
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Get a garbage bag handy, then take a knife and cut and rip off chunks with your hand until most all of its gone, then take a flat blade and that will peel off all the rest that is stuck on the glass nice and clean.
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Old 10-26-2018, 10:54 PM
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use a flat head screw driver, you can take off big chunks of it, easily removed backgrounds like this in 10 min.
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Old 11-23-2018, 06:58 PM
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A glass and tile scraper like these makes quick work of great stuff

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