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but don't flush veg oil into your holding tank, it will gunk it up.
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but don't flush veg oil into your holding tank, it will gunk it up.
and it skims on the top of the waste in the tank, which prevents air from getting to the good aerobic bacteria that break down waste. The anaerobic bacteria that will thrive without air are the ones that you associate with septic tank smell.
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I use coca cola....cheap, available anywhere in the world and when all else fails makes a decent mixer for me rum!
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Head Hoses 101 Head Hoses 101: Head Flushing/Hose trouble
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