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Old 04-28-2011, 08:08 AM   #15
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This is what Monaco recommend. One of the big requirements is to leave the bleach mixture in that tank and system for at least 4 hours. I leave it in for 10-12 hours. You have to be carefull not to make the mixture too strong because you will damage plumbing and the pump from the clorine.
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Wouild the test strips that are used for hot tubs be a reliable way to check chlorine levels in the tank?
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Don't think about just leaving the bleach water in the tank for days or weeks. The bleach will slowly attack silicone (think faucet washers and maybe some piping) making it brittle.
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Old 06-04-2018, 07:06 PM   #18
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Don't think about just leaving the bleach water in the tank for days or weeks. The bleach will slowly attack silicone (think faucet washers and maybe some piping) making it brittle.
Bleach degrades into water and salt in a day or two. So it's nothing to worry about.
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To the OP. I used to add chlorine by using a filter housing without the filter. I use to add the chlorine to the empty filter housing, put on the lid and connect the input to my water supply and the outlet of the filter housing to a hose that runs to the fresh water tank. A cup of bleach in the filter housing will sanitize a 60 gallon tank.
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My coach manufacturer recommends about 2 cups of bleach, which easily fit in the 25' hose, turn the water on, fill the tank fully, let sit for 3-12 hours, flush with tank open at drain, refill, drain, refill and done.
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