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Old 08-01-2012, 03:02 PM   #43
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In this crazy world where I'm busy shuttling my kids between camps, sports, scouts, sometimes it's nice to be able to alleviate some stress in my life. If using a bio-safe enzyme helps me relax while on vacation, I'll use it.
Not that I'm purposely trying to be selfish here but sometimes it's necessary.
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Old 08-01-2012, 04:22 PM   #44
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I would not put any additive into an RV holding tank. It is a waste of money and it does harm the environment. The chemicals sold for this purpose cannot destroy odor or break down solids. The RV tank is not a septic tank, as some posters have indicated. It is just a temporary aerobic tank. There will be some odor - minimized by adding lots of water to the tank. A septic tank, as in a home system, lacks oxygen, and you won't find that system in an RV. RV tanks have vents and are not anaerobic.
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:31 PM   #45
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Please tell me you're joking ? How do you think a septic system works ? If you add a chemical with formaldehyde in it, then yes, it is harmful. I'm not aware of anyone even producing it anymore.I suggest you read up on enzymes. They are environmentally friendly, naturally occurring and 100% non-toxic. If enzymes were harmful to the environment, I suggest we call for a ban on making bread and beer. I honestly wonder where some people get their information.........
Canada has banned these products and so has the state of Washington.
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Canada has banned these products and so has the state of Washington.
Wow. Is Rid-X banned too? I know I was told to use it before I found Happy Camper.
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Please tell me you're joking ? How do you think a septic system works ? If you add a chemical with formaldehyde in it, then yes, it is harmful. I'm not aware of anyone even producing it anymore.I suggest you read up on enzymes. They are environmentally friendly, naturally occurring and 100% non-toxic. If enzymes were harmful to the environment, I suggest we call for a ban on making bread and beer. I honestly wonder where some people get their information.........
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Canada has banned these products and so has the state of Washington.
Wait a minute, the last time I traveled through Canada which included Alberta, BC, and the Yukon, on my way to Alaska last May, I was able to buy all kinds of beer and bread.



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Wait a minute, the last time I traveled through Canada which included Alberta, BC, and the Yukon, on my way to Alaska last May, I was able to buy all kinds of beer and bread.



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Just don't use them in your holding tank at the same time, haha
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:21 AM   #49
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We have a Damon 2003 32 ft Daybreak. These tanks are only 6 inches high under the toilet, with about a 2-3 inch slope to the other end 6 ft away. It is very hard for toilet paper and solids to make it to the other end.

When we bought our motorhome a few years ago it had a white mound, looked like part of the tank, found out later it was TP. Using a stick and hose was a mess, and the problem kept re-occurring.

To solve it we put in a system where we can pump gray water to a nozzle in the black water tank. The cost was about $150 in parts, has worked super for 3 years. The switch for the pump is by toilet, we run it a few seconds if solids went down toilet and, when we are getting ready to leave the park, pump more gray water to the black tank to ensure it is clean. If anybody would like details, let me know, can get you a parts list and photos and sketch.
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