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Old 02-06-2011, 07:17 AM   #11
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I guess i got worried as someone told me never to drink from a water tank. My concern was that i bought my TT used and one cant see inside the water tank to tell how clean it is.

I feel much better and more comfy now, thanks everyone for your answers!
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:33 AM   #12
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I guess i got worried as someone told me never to drink from a water tank. My concern was that i bought my TT used and one cant see inside the water tank to tell how clean it is.

I feel much better and more comfy now, thanks everyone for your answers!
Well after bleaching out the tank and flushing several time you should be fine. My old 76 Dodge motorhome and a tranparent tank and after 20 years the tank was still clean...

Now where you get into problem is when you leave the tank filled for several month or years and now you might start grow algae or other suff. I've got a 5 gallon water container I kept filled in the pickup for all kinds of reasons well needless to say the bottom started growing algae...
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Old 02-08-2011, 09:28 AM   #13
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Well after bleaching out the tank and flushing several time you should be fine. My old 76 Dodge motorhome and a tranparent tank and after 20 years the tank was still clean...

Now where you get into problem is when you leave the tank filled for several month or years and now you might start grow algae or other suff. I've got a 5 gallon water container I kept filled in the pickup for all kinds of reasons well needless to say the bottom started growing algae...
That's the thing, i bought it used and it was full of water.
Granted i emptied it out, but no telling how long that water had been sitting there. How much bleach/water do you use to clean yours if you dont mind me asking? I dont want to kill myself with bleach along with the algae...
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Old 02-08-2011, 10:06 AM   #14
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According to my manual, you mix 1/4 cup bleach for every 15 gallons of tank capacity. Fill up the tank with water and run it through the entire system using the water pump. Let it set for at least four hours, drain the system, refill and drain again to get rid of any residual bleach smell. -Lee
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Wouldn't hurt to take it for a few miles under tow while the solution is in there to get some slosh agitation. I have to do several flushes to get my picky family members to not smell or taste chlorine. Some say a splash of cider vinegar helps, but the clan hates vinegar, too. :-/
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awesome, thanks for the answers!
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Hey Bruce, sounds like our families may be related! ROFLMAO!
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