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I was told to use felt dipped in vinegar to clean it. But, does felt have chemicals on it like paper towels?
You will probably need to first determine if your tank is glass or acrylic as acrylic will scratch very easily. (glass is very heavy).
Here is a site that has cleaning instructions:
What is the safest, easiest way to clean a fish tank? Is there a solution you can buy to clean the tank up that is not too expensive?
By Candee from Suffolk, VA
Of course the safest way is no chemicals. If one of the soft scrubbers, as talked about below, don't work for you, you can try using a single-edged razor blade, but be careful not to get the blade too close to the sealant at the edges of the glass or you could damage it.
The inside of your aquarium can become covered with hard water marks. Removing them can be done in number of ways, using a scraper, vinegar, and other household cleaners. This page contains various suggestions for removing hard water stains in an aquarium.
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What is the best thing to use to clean a dirty glass fish tank that has been sitting for sometime and won't hurt any fish put in it afterwards?