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I'm running on distilled water at the moment as a temporary coolant until my coolant arrives in the mail. Unfortunately it's not coming until next week so will i have problem with algae? And if i do is there any way to slow it down?
 
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No, that stuff would take months to build up. I ran my loop for about 6 weeks with no PT Nuke for whatever reason, had no issues with it.
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You don't need any special coolant. Just continue using the distilled water and add a silver kill coil.
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Originally Posted by jfiaff View Post
You don't need any special coolant. Just continue using the distilled water and add a silver kill coil.
I don't believe in that stuff tbh. I only run PC ice clear in my loops most of the time
 
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I don't believe in that stuff tbh. I only run PC ice clear in my loops most of the time
You don't believe in proven science? Ok.
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What's not to believe? It's cold hard science.
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You don't believe in proven science? Ok.
I've read some stories about their being algae buildup in those systems but i've been running pc ice for a long time and hell it's what i believe in LOL
 
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NVM. I shouldn't post when in my trolling mood.

Disregard.
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Yeah, algae may grow in untreated water, that's what the killcoil is for. It kills the organic matter in the water, hence kill, and is a coil, hence coil. It works, and is a lot simpler than waiting for your coolant to come in.
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He believes what he wants so when his beloved coolet breaks down and leaves crap in his blocks and the pump he will learn a lesson.
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