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Is it ok to use Nuke PHN with Distilled water as well as a highlighter core fluid?

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post #2 of 10
I have no idea what types of chemicals are in highlighter fluid but I'm guessing it will dye the blocks and tubing after a period of time. It's a possibility but you would need a lot of highlighters to make it actually glow too. It might be better just to get the UV tubing because it would be about the same price after a few tubing flushes.
 
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It actually doesn't take to much to get the water to glow. 2 highlighters at most. It never did dye my old blocks. The tubing, maybe a little, but not noticeable.
I'm just wondering if the nuke will still help, even if there is the highlighter in the water
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I guess it wouldn't hurt to put a few drops in but idk how much it will actually do because some of the chemicals may disable some of the effects. Either way it will look pretty cool to have cheap UV glowing coolants. thumb.gif
 
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You never had any problems w/ gunking previously?
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I've never heard of anyone using highlighter fluid...
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You never had any problems w/ gunking previously?

I never did have any problems, no.
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I've never heard of anyone using highlighter fluid...

It's awesome smile.gif. I have been out of the watercooling game for a while, but just ordered all my parts. So I was wondering about the Nuke PHN stuff
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I've never heard of anyone using highlighter fluid...

It is what people used before commercial water cooling dyes were available.
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post #10 of 10
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It is what people used before commercial water cooling dyes were available.
I would take highlighter fluid any day over watercooling dyes. Cheaper too smile.gif
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