Tunze Care Magnet Review

danireefBy danireef 2 years ago
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2014_10_tunze_magnete_puliscivetro_220115_002 These brand new glass magnet cleaners from Tunze, the Tunze 220.010 and 220.015, are as gorgeous as they are practical. I first saw these magnets at the Interzoo fair in Nuremberg this year, and now I finally have both the smaller Tunze Care Magnet 220.010 and the bigger Tunze Care Magnet 220.015 in hand to review. Both magnet cleaners come with a small plastic blade, and the larger magnet also comes with a double blade (one longer and one shorter), giving different pressure and cleaning results.  The magnet is kept 3 mm from the glass to avoid scratching. The larger model also comes with a metallic blade, which is easily interchangeable with the plastic one, and provides an even stronger tool for algae removal. 2014_10_tunze_magnete_puliscivetro_220110_006 The very thin profile of these new cleaners is incredible; I can clean inside my aquarium without breaking or knocking over anything.There are, however, some magnets out there smaller than these, such as this offering from Vertex: (Vertex pics ) 2014_10_tunze_magnete_puliscivetro_220115_016 The only two complaints that I have about this new Care Magnet are that I don’t like the small circular felt pieces – they fulfill their duty, but they’re bit ugly, and that they don’t float. You have to pay attention not to drop them in your tank, but besides that, I like this product very much!

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Danilo Ronchi, aka DaniReef lives in Italy where he is hydraulic engineer, but starting from his love for reef aquarium and photography, he began to write about marine aquariums from 2006 and now he's published his first book "Marine Aquarium". From 2007 Danilo writes on his blog danireef.com where publishes articles, pictures, product reviews, aquariums coverage, reportage and history of his tank. Now he's happy to be part of Reefs.com