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Anyone got experience with using Phobya ZuperZero Clear? Its supposedly already mixed with anti-corrosion etc., planning on buying it for the loop, along with D-TEK UV water Blue Dye.
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post #12 of 33
No, no no!

Best stuff to use is just distilled water and a silver kill coil. Adding dyes or other additives can lead to gunk in your waterblocks.

It will also hurt the performance of your loop.

Just stick with distilled.
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post #13 of 33
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Alrighty, i can buy double distilled water by Feser(but not in stock atm) or Thermochill EC-6 - Clear, and currently available additives in stock:
Coollaboratory Liquid Coolant Pro 100ml
D-TEK Super Cool - 120 ml
Swiftech HydrX Extreme Duty Coolant

Can't really buy from other sites, since shipping costs can be high.
Edited by Davidsen - 2/21/11 at 7:30am
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post #14 of 33
You should check your local supermarket for distilled or de-ionized water, they often have 4 Litre jugs for under $2. This will be MUCH cheaper than buying it from the watercooling shop. If you can't find it at your supermarket I would get the Feser double distilled, the EC6 stuff still has crap in it, even if it's the clear version.

If you give me a link to this site I will find the correct additive.
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Alrighty, i'll try and wait for the Feser double distilled to be back in stock before ordering, and the site is: http://www.coolerkit.dk/

But site is in danish.
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Alrighty, i'll try and wait for the Feser double distilled to be back in stock before ordering, and the site is: http://www.coolerkit.dk/

But site is in danish.
Don't bother with the double distilled stuff. If your local grocery store / drug store has distilled water just get it. I can't find the link but there is a guy that has been running distilled water in his loop for two years with no maintenance with 0 problems. Just don't forget to flush your components before setting your loop up, and then put one of these in your loop and you will be fine.
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post #17 of 33
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I don't think there is a store here that sells distilled water, but i'll look around for some.

And I'll be sure to buy some KillCoil when i find my mastercard debit.
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post #18 of 33
How do you know distilled water isn't available at your local grocery store? That's where I got mine. $1.50 for a Jug of 4 liters of water.

As for the biocide I would recommend going to a local jeweler and getting a piece of 99.9% pure silver. Then you simply put it in your reservoir and you are protected from algae.
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post #19 of 33
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The stores here are quite different than the stores in other countrys, kind of. And i don't think there is a jeweler around here that sells silver, don't think there is even a jeweler.

There is one store that i think might have distilled water, but its mainly a carpenter store.
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I was thinking of getting the Tygon R3400 tubing, which is ½" ID, how would ½" tubing perform over the 3/8" tubing, cooling wise and all.
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