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Unpleasant smell from coolant

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I ordered some fanless heat exchangers the other week and a new CPU Block i was installing everything last night and I have a Danger Den acrylic res and its more for looks than anything so i bought some red UV coolant, its by Phobya and I opened the bottle and there was a stench of urine ( im guessing its the ammonia that makes that smell) and i thought 'oh thats odd' and it was very late at night so i thought oh forget it ill use it anyway and i wake up this morning to find a purple froth in my res just laying on top of the coolant..

has anyone else had this?? it is strange! I have a few complaints about my order so ill mention this! I ordered off another website and I ordered 3 of everything and they sent me one of everything i ordered..
    
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Shoulda went with distilled water, sounds like they mailed you some bloody urine.
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haha it does sound like it.. i was guessing the purple froth was the additive in the coolant that risen for whatever reason! i normally use distilled water but i like the red look in the acrylic res, goes with the black and red theme
    
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