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Dealing with calcium build up?

How do you remove the calcium build up in the raw water heat exchanger? I have heard from others that they use vinegar. Pros and cons?

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Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

Rydlyme Biodegradable Descaler
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Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

Would you also take this time to replace the zincs? I am wondering if they will be eaten up by Rydlyme?

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Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

When flushing with Rydlyme I always remove zincs and
remove/replace impeller as recommended by Rydlyme.
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Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

Whenever one finds themselves removing a zinc, its almost always a good idea to replace it entirely.
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Re: Dealing with calcium build up?

I've used this product with much success, its basically phosphoric acid. Its designed to do.exactly what you want to do.
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