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Old 09-16-2016, 02:57 PM   #21
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I use the hamster method

I put 2 hamsters in 2 hamster balls with brill o pads attached to the outside. In between trips I let them run around in the black tank to clean it.

I do pretty much the same except with Gerbils instead of Hamsters. I find they run faster and clean better.
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Old 09-16-2016, 03:33 PM   #22
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OC, do you use Super Clean and Pinesol in the grey tank, too? My grey tank sensors aren't getting cleaned using the Geo Method.
Use it in all 3 tanks.
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Old 09-16-2016, 03:55 PM   #23
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Take a look at Arm & Hammer "Rain Drops" instead of the Calgon. Both are water softener agents for clothes washing, etc. Last I remember, Rain Drops was about 1/4 the price of Calgon on Amazon
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Use it in all 3 tanks.
Did you ever get a result from the liquid separating?
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Old 09-16-2016, 05:00 PM   #25
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Black tank recipe

Lots of good info so far...but what we do is pay a visit to our local nuclear power facility and ask if we can have a few gallons of their waste water reactor coolant from the storage pond. Throw that stuff down the toilet, swirl it around, and you're good for the entire season. An unexpected benefit is that since the TT now glows brightly in the dark, it's really easy to find our campsite at night
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I used the use the Geo method.. Did not seem to make a huge difference other than more work. I now use the blue streak method a valtera back flusher and lots of water when we dump. I also do not dump until full (by site and sound notnsensors) for the black side.
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I used the use the Geo method.. Did not seem to make a huge difference other than more work. I now use the blue streak method a valtera back flusher and lots of water when we dump. I also do not dump until full (by site and sound notnsensors) for the black side.
X2!!! We use odorlos instead of blue streak and lots of water with auto flush and backflush. Been doing it for at least 15 years with great results. Simple, easy, fast, and very effective.
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Thanks all so much ... I think I'll skip the hamster idea .. Don't want to be cruel to the little cute critters!! Happy travels 😀
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Did you ever get a result from the liquid separating?
It is still sitting undisturbed and has not separated. I can't explain what happened last year. Will continue to leave it on the shelf.
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No. Liquid. I never looked for powder, I use the liquid.
I just got home from WalMart. Liquid was what they had. How much liquid Calgon would you use in each tank?
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