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Old 07-09-2015, 10:48 AM   #1
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Gnats in black tank

Seems we've picked up a breeding colony of gnats in our black tank!! For those who have experienced the same problem, what did you use to rid your tank of the pesky creatures?
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Old 07-09-2015, 11:37 AM   #2
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We had the same thing happen once when I left the valve to the black tank open accidently. I ended up spraying bag spray into the toilet and opened the toilet valve and fogging the tank as much as I could about 20-30 seconds. Nasty creatures and gross , especially when they fly out into the bathroom area.
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They can enter thru vent line. Some stainless steel "wool" in there will allow air but limit bugs and creeping things.
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Old 07-11-2015, 04:21 PM   #4
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Just DONT pour bleach in there. It will react to the ammonia from urine and cause a poisonous chemical reaction that will turn your RV into a gas chamber (There was a great post on this last week)
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