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Old 06-19-2016, 10:13 AM   #1
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Black Tank? How long can it sit?

Ok...maybe an odd question but since everyone here is great at answering all of them I have ill fire away (and thanks again in advance!)

I used to have a TT, so we would dump when leaving and be done. Now with a MH, we are taking some short trips and visits where we dont always go to where there is a dump station, and i have parked it back in storage without dumping, planning to use in a few days.

We used it one week ago, planned to go this weekend but didnt so its in the lot with waste in the tank...I do always use a packet of the tank treatment, but do I need to go today and spend an hour driving to someplace to dump and clean, or if I am using next weekend can it sit? Does it hurt anything? Its not a capacity issue at all, just wondering if I am hurting anything, or will have a huge stink problem when I do.....


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Old 06-19-2016, 10:22 AM   #2
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As long as you have used plenty of water when flushing and some sort of enzyme treatment (not just deodorant) leaving the tank un-dumped will not hurt anything and driving should help slosh stuff around and break things loose, you might help things by adding a cup of dish soap and a cup of water softener (bio method). No matter what your nose will let you know when its been too long
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