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Komfort 23TS

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Why not put black water cleaning chemical in the gray water tank to clean it? I am thinking of all the grease that might be in it. Like Thetfords Campa-clean " waste digestion and tank cleaning". Thank you for your advice





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I do that with our grey tank once in awhile.
Helps to keep it clean


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Did you ever try the Geo Method?

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It's probably a good idea if your gray water tank also serves as a galley tank. If you have a separate galley tank then I don't see any advantage to using it in the gray but the galley could still use a dose once in a while. Best though to try to avoid letting grease get INTO the waste system if at all possible. We put our grease in containers and it goes into the trash dumpster.


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I dumped a whole container of Oxi-Clean in my kitchen grey tank. I did it twice and the tank was so clean that even the gauge started working.


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Yeah, I don't think caring for the gray tank is forbidden, but in general, the black tank is a bit tougher and doesn't get a lot of soap sent to it during normal operation.

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IMHO, no need for chemicals in gray tank as long as you're semi-careful about what goes in there. I keep a sink strainer in the drain to avoid large pieces of food or whatever from going in & I avoid putting grease down it.

Also dump it at least once/week, sometimes more often depending on parking situation. If you don't let everything sit in there for a long time, you shouldn't have a problem, either with odors or stuff settling in the bottom.

No comparison with the black tank.

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The tanks are the same......same material etc. so they don't care.

You can use same cleaners, deodorizers, digesters.........or nothing at all and just give them a good rinsing.

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i treat both my tanks the same. whatever i put in the black tank i put in the grey also. keeps everything squeaky clean. and smellin good too.


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Komfort 23TS wrote:

Why not put black water cleaning chemical in the gray water tank to clean it? I am thinking of all the grease that might be in it. Like Thetfords Campa-clean " waste digestion and tank cleaning". Thank you for your advice


No problem doing that, some do.


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