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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2002
Replies: 15
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Fresh water tank slime

Well I think the Blob has been tamed. I used the agressive bleach approach and flushed all the lines. I think the bugger was living in the hot water lines, at least that produced the most crud...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 6,604
Posted By pearsalls2
Fresh water tank slime

Hmmmm. Lots to work on. I planned to remove the two tanks, bow and starboard, to clean them. Will check the hoses as well. The slime I have is clear to milky. I h aven''t seen any black or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 6,604
Posted By pearsalls2
Fresh water tank slime

Thanks for the input. The marina water does not seem to be a problem for others. Good idea re the fill up to include the hoses. Tanks are poly, not aluminum and there is a water heater.

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 6,604
Posted By pearsalls2
Fresh water tank slime

I recently purchased a 1990 Catalina 28. The fresh water tanks keep giving off a sort of gross slime that gets clogged in the pump filter and smells awful. I have tried to scrub the tank as best as...
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