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Old 04-06-2013, 07:40 PM   #1
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Black water tank enzymes, are they all the same?

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with the black water tank enzymes or non-chemical treatments? We are taking delivery of our TT in a couple days and I want it to be as "green" as possible. We won't be flushing TP type products so that won't be an issue.

And yea, my husband thinks I'm a nut job tree hugger too. lol.
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Old 04-06-2013, 07:45 PM   #2
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Check out the "Happy Camper" (no relation) tank treatment. It is totally non-toxic, you can eat it without harm! It dissolves EVERYTHING! If you buy it in the largest container it will be much less expensive than anything else out there!
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We have used RV Digest-It since our fifth wheel was new five years ago. It works great and we have never had a clog or problem with the black tank, and the sensors still work fine.
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Search "Geo Method". See if that may fit your wants. We do not normally use any treatment, but once in a while we treat the tanks per the geo method for a couple of weeks to help clean them. Other than that we do not use anything except water.
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Curious, I am.

If you go green on the black, and the others dont, the impact to the camp system is negligible. So, is it mostly to have a clean black tank?

Just wondering, and no offense intended.

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Curious, I am.

If you go green on the black, and the others dont, the impact to the camp system is negligible. So, is it mostly to have a clean black tank?

Just wondering, and no offense intended.

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I'm planning to "go green on the black" in order to reduce our environmental foot print. I figure every little bit helps( view the planet as a giant hamster cage).

Trust me, I'm not easily offended when it comes to my "green" values.
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Thanks for all the suggestions, can't wait to start researching everything.
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:27 PM   #9
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Water and some more water when you flush.
As for TP you can use just about any that say "Septic Safe". Do NOT use the "flushable" wipes. Do NOT flush and female products. Do NOT flush anything other than TP and any natural bodily fluids and solids.
That's the best advice I can give you.
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Check out the "Happy Camper" (no relation) tank treatment. It is totally non-toxic, you can eat it without harm! It dissolves EVERYTHING! If you buy it in the largest container it will be much less expensive than anything else out there!
Have used Happy Camper product for a couple of years. It is the best and most economical product on the market. IMHO.
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We have used RV Digest-It since our fifth wheel was new five years ago. It works great and we have never had a clog or problem with the black tank, and the sensors still work fine.
Ditto!
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We have only used the GEO Method for over 10 years. Have had no problems since. I only use it on occasion, not every time. The gages haven't been a problem since. How much greener can you get.
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If you have ability to flush the black tank, you really don't need to use anything. IMO. We are full timers and use nothing. And yes we flush TP.

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