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Tunze Care Magnet Algae Cleaner

Tunze Care Magnet Algae Cleaner

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Tunze Care Magnet Algae Cleaner Information

The "Care Magnet" is a breath of fresh air in the field of aquarium pane cleaner design, consisting of an ergonomic handle and special plastic blades made of wear-resistant high performance plastic. The patented slim Care Magnet is significantly more compact than conventional algae magnets with a large cleaning surface, it is unobtrusive and therefore able to remain within the aquarium without disrupting the overall scenery.

Why care? This glass pane cleaner avoids scratches on internal aquarium glass panes, and can therefore even be used on acrylic glass panes with the small plastic blade.

The inner magnet is more than 3mm away from the aquarium and thus prevents the jamming of the aquarium sand. The two plastic blades remove the algae considerably better from the glass panes than a flat cleaning surface - almost as good as a sharp metal blade. The life of a blade is from several months up to approx. one year. The low flow resistance during the cleaning with a simultaneous high magnetic coupling, makes a separation of the magnet nearly impossible.

The large blade should only be modified with the included stainless steel blade for aquarium glass panes with particularly tough algae, e.g. older deposits on the side walls or thick calcareous algae.

Suitable for Glass thickness from 6mm (1/4") to 10mm (3/8").

Dimensions: Width 45mm (1.77 in.) x length 78mm (3 in.).

Includes a replacement plastic blade.

Manufacturer Info

For forty-five years the name TUNZE® has been synonymous with aquariums. Many products and components which we have developed in the course of time are now standard features of aquarium technology today. This confidence in TUNZE is no coincidence. The company has remained true to its philosophy right from the beginning, researching water biotopes all over the world to develop components which enable natural water conditions in the closed environment of an aquarium. In the implementation of know-how, effectiveness and efficiency, TUNZE® takes the lead in environmental compatibility. Their motto is: quality and reliability. These values are upheld with well thought-out and precise tool making by highly qualified experts. The brand names of TUNZE® and Turbelle® meet the expectations of the seal of quality; Made in Germany. Many of the products shown in this catalogue are protected by national and international patents.

Tunze Care Magnet Algae Cleaner Reviews

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Tunze Care Magnet Strong

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 3/28/2015 from FREMONT, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: The best magnet scrapper I have ever used....I am even pushing the design limits of the product.I have a 400g.3/4" acrylic tank.According to factory specs the magnet maxs out at 1/2" glass...I use the small plastic blades ONLY....Have not had any scratching issues....glides very smoothly in your hand...removes 95% of all algae types...I can deal with rest by hand....

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Look no further

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 3/16/2015 from Aurora, CO UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: About 9yrs of reefkeeping and have used a lot of magnet cleaners. From the Easy Blade Algae Scraper on top of mag floats, Flipper Magnetic Cleaner, to the expensive Algae Free Hammerhead. The Tunze magnet is the best. Pro: Bow front and flat glass with no adjusting; huge plus on that. Really lets you get into the sand without getting sand caught. Both ends are versatile, well thought out and have a far smaller profile (something you don't appreciate until your SPS colonies grow near the glass). Most important, makes quick work of cleaning the glass - even through a lot of coralline algae. Con: Doesn't float. Getting the blade out to clean is not smooth and easy, blade knocks against the slot between head and magnet. Tunze needs to hire someone to write manuals. Truly this is a magnet cleaner, not that complicated but Tunze (Germany) can turn the simplest of things into a complex endeavor if you try and read through the manual.

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/18/2015 from WEST BABYLON, NY UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Possibly one of the best purchases I've ever made in this hobby. It even handled the curved glass in the front of my NanoCube! Cleaning below the sand is a breeze & it doesn't scratch the glass!

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Posted: 2/6/2015 from TAMARAC, FL UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: After first couple uses im able to say its a nice scraper. it slides effortlessly ass long as you move slow and steady. Quick movements causes magnet to detach falling to the sand bed. Stronger magnet would probably fix this issue. only other issue i have is its small. I am a 6'4 and have good size hands. If i knew the size prior to ordering i would have chosen the larger of the two.

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Works Great

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 1/31/2015 from FULLERTON, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I really like how you can get to the detailed areas of the tank. Example around the mp40 or the corners, and most of all how you can get all the way down into the sand. Yes, you read it, clean down/in the sand without scratching the glass! Highly recommended.

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Great scrapper!!

Reviewers Rating Great

Posted: 1/19/2015 from Taylorsville, UT UNITED STATES
3.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Pretty great scrapper. I feel like it would be better with a scrubber pad but the plastic scrappers work really well. I have been using it for a few weeks now and pretty happy with it so far. I would really recommend it.

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Best Scraper Ever!!

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 11/19/2014 from CARY, NC UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I bought this scraper last week, and I tried it on my old aquarium which had a crusty algae layer. This cleaner took it off immediately with essentially no effort! I wish I would have found this scraper years ago! I love that the magnet is as strong as it is. It didn't separate when I moved it too fast.

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