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I put 2 Primochill dye bombs into my loop and I got the color I liked but after a few hours it was clear again. The only blue was a few spots in the reservoir, I clean the loop out and refilled it and its fine, but I dont want to spend more money on more dye bombs to have it disappear again. The only thing I had in my loop was distilled water and a couple of drops of PT Nuke. Does this happen a lot with primochill?
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My primochill red (only 1 syringe) was plenty for my loop and it never faded away. That's strange. I have heard of some D-tek blue dye and G11 fading before though.
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That is very odd. I would say you should pre-mix the dye and water before you put it in your system.
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Would the PT Nuke affected/caused this?
    
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perhaps the initial look/color was caused by bubbles, so when it finished bleeding it was a much lighter and less noticable color. do you have any uv lighting?
    
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perhaps the initial look/color was caused by bubbles, so when it finished bleeding it was a much lighter and less noticable color. do you have any uv lighting?
yes I used a uv light and it light up when I put it in but did nothing after it disappeared.
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Have you ever used anything else in your loop? bleach, alcohol, pitosin etc?
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post #8 of 10
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The only thing in that I used before was Distilled water and PT nuke. I then took the loop apart when I painted my case. cleaned everything with vingear rinsed it very well then reassembled and ran distilled for a couple hours and then drained. Then I refilled it, put in the PT nuke and dyebombs. There was very little foam and it was a nice dark blue that fluoresced with UV, I had it running to work out the few bubbles and when I got home it was clear. I then drained it and looking in the drain bucket there was a very little blue tint.
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open up your blocks, id check if the dye has gunked up in the pins
    
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open up your blocks, id check if the dye has gunked up in the pins
Didnt think about that thanks!
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