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I'll try to find out, I believe it might be transparent to some point, either I'll have a hard time telling if it's been completely drained O.O
I use white primochill tubing, its completely opaque.
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The almost dogmatic attitude against dyes around here means that if anyone does make a dye that doesn't seperate no one will know because no one will ever try it.
    
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I use white primochill tubing, its completely opaque.
w00t any trick in seeing the bubbles? I'm quite interesed since it looks so damn shmexy.


@Phos: sad to say the least
   
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post #14 of 33
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The almost dogmatic attitude against dyes around here means that if anyone does make a dye that doesn't seperate no one will know because no one will ever try it.
I have a friend with a red dye in his loop and it still looks the same as it did the first day he put it into his loop about 8 months ago or longer

I forget what he used

also no gunk in his block or res or tubing
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also no gunk in his block or res or tubing
WHOA! Would be great to know!! I'd like to test it on a separate closed loop with some stuff hooked (non computer-related) to see if it works. If it does, I might fire it into the computer O.o
   
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post #16 of 33
Dye horror stories are common here and on other boards. Really this is just my personal opinion but I think that people who have dye issues either don't clean their system enough to prevent the separation from water and dye or use cheap dye. I have heard nothing but good things from the fesser one cooling liquids I doth know if I would go with a distilled and additive dye due to improper mixing or gunk issues but al long as you clean your loop frequently maybe once every quarter minimum 2 times a year you should be ok with a high quality dye.
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Run some lemon juice .
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post #18 of 33
I also use some primochill UV green hosing and its completely see-through. One can see the water and or any bubbles that would run through it. I'd stick to colored tubing over dye since dyes ruin your hardware.
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WHOA! Would be great to know!! I'd like to test it on a separate closed loop with some stuff hooked (non computer-related) to see if it works. If it does, I might fire it into the computer O.o
I will find out asap
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post #20 of 33
you don't want dye, it will raise temps and eventaly stop up all your blocks and stain them as well as the tubing and resevor
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