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Old 09-18-2019, 12:34 PM   #1
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Flushing tanks with Sanicon

What is the procedure for flushing your tanks using sanicon?
Do you fill tanks up? a little? and then flush with using sanicon?
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Old 09-18-2019, 07:50 PM   #2
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My procedure is pretty simple. I like to dump the holding tanks with them above the 1/2 full AND immediately after having driven to the next campground. We all have macerator toilets now, so all Black tank contents are somewhat “broken up.” Then after driving for a day, again the contents are agitated. Then the contents are run through the Sanicon which again breaks things apart. So my thinking is to simply dump the tanks after driving and when they are +1/2 full and then don’t worry about it.

So, what do I do when I get home. Dump, fill to +50% then dump again, then add 20% and add Ridx or some other biological additive (not a deodorizer) for longer term storage.
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Why Ridx?
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What I do is empty the tank, close the valve, use the tank rinse to put in 5 gallons of water, then empty again. Repeat that procedure again for each tank.
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I open the black tank and turn on the Sanicon. While the black tank is emptying, I put a big squirt of antibacterial grease fighting dish soap in the tank rinser hose, and hook it to the provided faucet. Once the black tank is mt, I open the gray valve while the black valve is still open and the sanicon is still running. The gry water backflows into the BT, I count to 10 and close the gray valve, allowing the sanicon to mt the black tank of the gray water. Once mt, I open the gray again, count to 10, close the gray, flushing the black tank a second time. When I close the gray valve after the the third flush, I also turn on the black tank rinser and let it blow. When the sanicon finally empties the black tank, I close the black valve and open the gray valve. I count a minute and shut off the black tank rinser, it has primed my black tank with water. When the gray goes mt, I shut off the sanicon and close the gray valve. Done.
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Why Ridx?
The point is to use a product that helps to breakdown any solids in the tank. In the bottom of the tank is the level sensor which is prone to clog and will effect the level readings. Ridx is such a product. I actually use a different prod a friend recommended. Itís called Tank Techs. Itís a biological agent that will breakdown stuff Thur the growth of microbes 🦠

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