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Old 07-01-2014, 06:37 PM   #11
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When we leave the campground, I put a cup of SuperClean, 1 cup of Pinesol and about 2 or 3 gallons of water in the black tank and about 1/2 that amount in the 2 grey tanks. Works great. Also have the Blue Streak on the toilet and use a mixture of 1 part SuperClean, 1 part Pinesol and 1 part water in the tank which disposes the mixture with each flush.
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Old 07-01-2014, 09:49 PM   #12
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When we leave the campground, I put a cup of SuperClean, 1 cup of Pinesol and about 2 or 3 gallons of water in the black tank and about 1/2 that amount in the 2 grey tanks. Works great. Also have the Blue Streak on the toilet and use a mixture of 1 part SuperClean, 1 part Pinesol and 1 part water in the tank which disposes the mixture with each flush.
We have the bluestreak and love it. I will need to remember this when we run outvof blue stuff.
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I started this trailer, new, with the geo method. Went a few weeks before we needed dumping and still the tank read 3/4. A few fills with the hose and dumps it read fine after that. I will try it again and see if it is cumulative over time, but bought a flush king none the less for lots of water when dumping.
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Old 07-04-2014, 11:43 AM   #14
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how much water softener and detergent do you use for a 30 gal holding tank? thx


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Old 07-04-2014, 12:20 PM   #15
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Here's the scoop on the geo method from the Library:

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Here is the Geo method site that I used to learn how to do it.
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I've been using the "Geo method" for about 4 years now. Works great. However, about mid summer last year I started getting a bad smell when the toilet would be used.I use a "Flush King" and know that when I'm done dumping the water coming out is clear.

I tried dumping and back flushing repeatedly to no avail. I started reading around and I believe found an article from the same author of the "Geo Method".
His answer......use a little bleach once in a while. According to him, sometimes you get an over production of bacteria in the tank.

Dump the tank and back flush till it runs clear. Dump some bleach down toilet and back fill with water. Let it sit for 15 or so minutes and dump. Odor was gone instantly and haven't had a problem since.

Now I do this once mid season,and at the last dump of the season before it gets put away. Opens up in the spring with absolutely no orders.
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Here is the article. Hope this helps you.


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After reading this thread I am thinking about doing the following: at the end of each camping trip fill each tank with water softener and laundry detergent and use a garden hose to completely fill the tanks, then drain the solution in them just before the next camping trip. By filling the tanks completely the sensors would be sure to be cleaned.
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