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Hello.
My loop water is slightly cloudy whitish, i use PT nuke with distilled, should i flush my loop?
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post #2 of 9
Is it a new loop?
The cloudiness could be tiny bubbles or it could be contamination. If it's a new loop then give it a few days to see if it settles down, if not, then flush it out well.
You may well have put in too much PT nuke, that isn't a problem in itself.
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post #3 of 9
It could be growth, or over time tubing can "cloud" over. Flush it and find out which it is.
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Is it a new loop?
The cloudiness could be tiny bubbles or it could be contamination. If it's a new loop then give it a few days to see if it settles down, if not, then flush it out well.
Loop is not really new, been running for a month now.
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post #5 of 9
Sounds like you need to flush it out then, do it a few times with regular tap water, then with distilled, and refill with distilled. Add the PT nuke later on, a CPU only loop will take around a litre tops, so that should allow you to add the right amount.
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post #6 of 9
to help get rid of bubbles with the XSPC kit put a couple drops of blue dawn dish soap in the res and move it around a bit. This makes the water "wetter" and helps free trapped air bubbles.
Also plan on the tubing turning brownish after a while. the tubing with the kit is junk
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post #7 of 9
Issit new loop old loop?

Could be your tubing that is discolouring due to heat? Sunlight?

If it is a newly put together loop then you didn't clean out your components well enough before using =]
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post #8 of 9
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Alright, gonna flush it out.
Where did i put that pt nuke....
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post #9 of 9
Stock tubing from the XSPC Rasa kit? If so, it's probably plasticizer.

Otherwise, give it a flush with distilled and a bit of vinegar, then flush again with just distilled. Fill loop with distilled + PT Nuke and/or kill coil.
Edited by whiteslashasian - 5/5/11 at 9:06am
    
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