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Posted: 10/18/14 08:13am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Just winterized our TT. I drained all the tanks and water lines, and then added the pink RV antifreeze. Then I poured a bottle of Aqua Kem down the toilet. Now I'm wondering if I should flush out the Aqua Kem ? My thinking at the time was it would stop the black tank from getting smelly. I don't think it will hurt the tank , but i'm now wondering if the Aqua Kem will react with the antifreeze.


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It will not react. You're fine.


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Yep you should be okay. Found this on the internet;

Aqua Kem will only freeze at temperatures below -17 deg.C and, even after thawing, works just as effectively as before.

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That's because it has formaldehyde in it............


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Thank you for the replies !

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This was asked a long time ago but I want to clear up something so people won't damage their systems. AquaKem Blue DOES freeze, at the relatively warm temperature of +23F. DON'T leave it in your systems over a cold winter!

https://www.rvservicecentre.com.au/blog/article/green-vs-blue-toilet-chemicalaqua-kem-green-is-a-toilet-fluid-with-biological-action-is-environmental-conscious-can-be-emptied-in-a-septic-tank-test-iso-11734-aqua-kem-green-lasts-appr-4-days


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Old-Biscuit wrote:

That's because it has formaldehyde in it............


The new AquaMAX which is replacing Aqua-Kem does not have formaldehyde in it.

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Latner wrote:

Old-Biscuit wrote:

That's because it has formaldehyde in it............


The new AquaMAX which is replacing Aqua-Kem does not have formaldehyde in it.

Well I hope AquaMAX is an alternative, not a replacement. Because I haven't found anything that works as well as AquaKem - not even close. Haven't tried AquaMAX yet though but the reviews are mostly mediocre.

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You’ll be fine. The volume is minuscule compared to volume of tank.


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I stopped using anything 3 years ago after living on a boat where nobody thinks about that because the tanks vent properly. Turns out my RV vents properly too.

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