Cyano & tank equipment question

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    Ok my frag tank has had a big cyano outbreak which I now have the upper hand on and as I was blasting things with a baster to clear them and move things around with tongs it occurs to me that I need a second set of tank tools for my DT now so I don't cross contaminate.

    So here's the question how would you sanitize your equipment after outbreaks? Vinegar, bleach or any other tricks?
     
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    Vinegar is my go to for anything to do with cleaning equipment and tank maintenance.
     
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    Yep, vinegar for everything here. It worries me when people throw bleach on things for aquarium use.
     
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    Vinegar is my go to for cleaning too. Just curious what others use.
     
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    When you get right down to it, chlorine bleach is nothing more than a chemical warfare agent.
     
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    vinegar and air dry.
    if you use bleach - use some prime to make sure you get all the chlorine out.
     
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