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those fitting should work if you got like 5-10 of them..
would equal an kill coil and the best matter of fact is that it actually makes nice contact with the waterflow direcetly
the kill coil only makes conact with the water inside the res which doesnt move as fast as the fittings..
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those fitting should work if you got like 5-10 of them..
would equal an kill coil and the best matter of fact is that it actually makes nice contact with the waterflow direcetly
the kill coil only makes conact with the water inside the res which doesnt move as fast as the fittings..
do i really have to get 5-10 of those? I'm sure I'll be getting 4, 2 for rad and 2 for res and compression fittings for GPU
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This is one of my pet subjects. I love to play with semantics in this arena.

The aquarium biocide (CuSO4 based) will indeed work. The copper sulfate will kill microbes, and the Diuron will kill algae. Neither will hurt your system.

The two main biocides used in the biz are copper sulfate and benzalkonium chloride. The latter is spa/pool treatment called PolyQuat. Seperately, those two additives are the two Nuke formulations.

It doesn't take much. I have not had much problem with microbial infection in my water systems over the last several years. These days, I don't use any cheezy LEDs or use windowed cases, and have switched to black Tygon and acetal covers. Personally, I use a small dose of ethylene glycol (maybe 2mL per liter) which doubles as a wetting agent. Many other surfactants help here, like Triton-X100, Brij-35, and ethylene glycol to "wet" the water, helping flow through tight passages by breaking surface tension and cohesion, which also improves cooling to some degree. The surfactants mentioned are non-conductive, harmless to your components, and inhibit growth to a useful degree.

That said, using clean (DI, distilled, reagent grade) water and changing your coolant quarterly will do more for your water loop health than any additives will.
     
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I use some aquarium algaecide, does the job..
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