SailNet Community - View Single Post - calcium buildup in sanitation hoses
View Single Post
Old 06-29-2013
svHyLyte's Avatar
svHyLyte svHyLyte is offline
Old as Dirt!
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Posts: 2,910
Thanks: 15
Thanked 126 Times in 119 Posts
Rep Power: 7
svHyLyte is on a distinguished road
Re: calcium buildup in sanitation hoses

Vinegar is largely a waste of time. Muriatic acid might work but there are a lot of issues with that. As an alternative, pick up some RydLyme; Barnacle Buster or a similar product, run it through your lines and let it sit for a day or two and then thoroughly flush you system. In future, use something like Salt-Away, added to the final rinse of your head/waste lines after every use, and you won't have to deal with the matter again.

"It is not so much for its beauty that the sea makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from the waves, that so wonderfully renews a weary spirit."
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook