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#2728241 - 10/13/08 03:31 AM The Best Way to Clean a Livewell
jls1 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/08
Posts: 346
Loc: Ft Worth, TX
Anyone have any suggestions on the right way to properly clean out livewells.

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#2728259 - 10/13/08 03:47 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: jls1]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
one of the marina owners told me they use vinegar to clean out their minnow vats.

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#2728276 - 10/13/08 04:02 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: Ken A.]
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I use a little bleach to get it looking new.
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#2728323 - 10/13/08 04:24 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: RedRanger]
flexpress Offline
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true vingar and water mix ...then rinse it kill's all acid's in the live well ...
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#2728392 - 10/13/08 05:04 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: flexpress]
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Registered: 12/12/06
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Loc: Corinth, TX (Denton)
Paroxcide, water and a scrub brush. The paroxcide won't leave a residue and will not harm any fish that will be put in there in the future.
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#2728495 - 10/13/08 05:52 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: jls1]
ratherBfishin Offline
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Registered: 08/02/01
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Loc: Brock, Tx, USA
Originally Posted By: jls1
Anyone have any suggestions on the right way to properly clean out livewells.


Clean your livewell? I wouldn't worry about it...you gotta catch fish to get it dirty. Right? noidea Yeah...I wouldn't worry about it. bolt
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#2728563 - 10/13/08 06:11 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: ratherBfishin]
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Don't use bleach, that's for sure....A buddy of mine did that and all his fish went belly up in the next tournament.
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#2728597 - 10/13/08 06:22 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: KingwoodCat]
K.P Offline
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Registered: 03/13/05
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Loc: Rockwall Co.
here is a tip for you...

You can use BTS to sanitize the livewell. Clean the well, Fill with water, turn the circ. pump and let run for 10 minutes. Drain, let tank dry and repeat circ. w/clean water and drain. It will impart our anti-microbial in BTS to the tank and plumbing. This will eliminate bacteria and all the other bad critters from taking up residence.



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#2728621 - 10/13/08 06:28 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: K.P]
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#2728805 - 10/13/08 07:21 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: SkeeterRonnie]
jls1 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/08
Posts: 346
Loc: Ft Worth, TX
Thanks for all the info guys. ratherBfishin, I will get you when the time is right.

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#2729140 - 10/13/08 09:02 AM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: jls1]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
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Loc: Bedford, TX
hydrogen peroxide.
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#2729749 - 10/13/08 12:20 PM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: senko9S]
TX Largemmouth Offline
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Registered: 05/19/08
Posts: 621
Loc: Central, Texas
You can safely use bleach to clean out your livewells. Just rinse well and let it air out for 12 hours and everything will be fine.

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#2729838 - 10/13/08 12:46 PM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: LvilleLrat]
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Registered: 06/28/07
Posts: 4163
Loc: Lufkin, TX
Originally Posted By: LvilleLrat
Paroxcide, water and a scrub brush. The paroxcide won't leave a residue and will not harm any fish that will be put in there in the future.




What's paroxcide and where can I get some? noidea

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#2729979 - 10/13/08 01:32 PM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: Bigron119]
Just_Old_Fisherman Offline
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Registered: 08/24/06
Posts: 2380
Loc: Brandon, Fl
Think he meant Hydrogen Peroxide?

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#2730096 - 10/13/08 02:11 PM Re: The Best Way to Clean a Livewell [Re: Just_Old_Fisherman]
Toadrustler Offline
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Registered: 06/14/08
Posts: 1264
Loc: lake palestine ,tx
star brite hull cleaner spray it on wait a minute then rinse it off . be sure to rinse it very well it will make it look brand new

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