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So I opened up the top of my waterblock wondering what happened as my flow went to hell. Well... Lets say that when I opened it up, I ran to the bathroom to throwup, and then I stayed there for about 30 minutes, throwing up twice more.



And from another angle:



I ran and got the first thing I could find... a nail, and started to get some of that stuff out of there, but it was no luck, I had to find something more powerfull...then a nail. Whatever could it be?



I moved to a can of airduster (the canned high pressure air) and that did the trick. Got most of it out and here it is after the dusting




Anyways, I guess this could help out other people... when you open up your waterblock, make sure you have a chuck bag handy, and do not eat before cleaning your waterblock.


Note: I closed the top to my fishtank since this episode with some tinfoil lol.
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ewwie. What is it?
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Anti-fungus poison is not an option....
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I think something layed an egg in there or something and its larva... im not even sure -_- as soon as I cleared it out you could tell a diffrence in the flow, before it trinkled out, now theres some force to it and it uses the whole tubing
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That. Is. NASTY.

One word, Chopes: "Biocide"

Two more: "Closed Loop"
    
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HAHAHAHAHA!!!!

This is why you don't run an open loop!!!
    
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post #7 of 22
Dude invest in some anti-algae and anti-corrosion water formula.



Btw whats an open loop?
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post #8 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by u.c.i.n.e.x. View Post
Dude invest in some anti-algae and anti-corrosion water formula.



Btw whats an open loop?
He had his "res" (fish tank) open without a top.
    
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post #9 of 22
1- clear out ALL your water...clean ALL your tubes...and try and polish the inside of that block a bit....that's pretty dirty....

2- get a real res, or get rid of it completely...

PS - THIS IS WHAT YOU GET!!!! REAL GOOP!!!

You're a bad bad man, chopes....*****!

(if you know what I'm talking about, you probably wish you didn't.)
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post #10 of 22
you use a fishtank as a reservoir?



hold up.. your joking?

that is digusting, you have dead fish skin, fish crap, fish food, plant, algae and disgusting....ALL in your block!
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