scale in carboy

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mac25663

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hi guys,
brand spankin new to the homebrew just got my first 5 gallon carboy for free. problem is some kind of scale on the bottom. currently soaking in vinegar, any suggestions??
 

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vinegar will work to free up that trub, but go get yourself a tub of oxyclean for next time. About a quarter scoop in a carboy with hot water will disolve all of the crud. Some people prefer to scrub with a carboy brush, but others feel it isn't necessary
 
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