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I have a bottle of PT Nuke and several 1L bottles of demineralised water for my coolant. I found out yesterday whilst cleaning out my radiator (XSPC RX360) prior to first use that it can store A LOT of water inside it. With all the components in the loop, I expect to use about 1L of demineralised water.

The PT Nuke bottle states to add one or two drops of it per litre of water and gives the resulting concentration in parts per million for one and two drops. What concentration of PT Nuke do you guys use?
    
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I put in 1 drop, the last time I put more than that, it clouded my water a bit.
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You should be fine with one drop. I use just one every time I drain/clean the system. I haven't had any problems.
    
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It won't hurt to use two drops. Try and get a silver coil in the future to help the fighting process too just in case. They are cheap enough anyways.
    
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1-2 drops per 1 liter of water
http://www.petrastechshop.com/pepcobi1.html

Do you have the RASA kit?
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post #6 of 14
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Thanks for the replies guys. I will use two drops then and see how it goes. By the sounds of it, more than that would be a bit overkill.

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Originally Posted by IOSEFINI View Post
1-2 drops per 1 liter of water
http://www.petrastechshop.com/pepcobi1.html

Do you have the RASA kit?
Good luck with your OC !!
I've bought custom stuff. I have:

- Swiftech D5 Vario MCP655 Pump
- Swiftech Micro Reservoir Rev2.0
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- PT Nuke
- XSPC 7/16" Clear / UV Blue Tubing
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- Sharkoon 4-in-1 UV CCFL Kit

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I just need to work out how to place the tubing on my pump as the inlet and outlet ports are 1/2" and quite fat for 7/16" tubing. I guess heating the tubing prior to placement would be advantageous.
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I have a xspc dual bay res a 480mm fesser quad rad, cpu, motherboard and 2 gpus under water and I use 2 drops with a silver kill koil and i'm almost 11 months no problems
crystal clear
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post #8 of 14
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I have a xspc dual bay res a 480mm fesser quad rad, cpu, motherboard and 2 gpus under water and I use 2 drops with a silver kill koil and i'm almost 11 months no problems
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Sounds great!
Isn't the Silver Kill Coil supposed to do exactly what PT Nuke does (i.e. anti-algae biocide)?
If so, what's the need for both - just extra security?
I ask because I might get one myself if it's recommended.
    
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Yes it does exactly what Pt-Nuke does, so you do not need both. Some people like to use both for peace of mind but you really don't need it. There's plenty of us running just Pt with no problems.
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post #10 of 14
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Yes it does exactly what Pt-Nuke does, so you do not need both. Some people like to use both for peace of mind but you really don't need it. There's plenty of us running just Pt with no problems.
Cool, alright, I'll just use two drops of PT Nuke and see how it works out. Should be fine by the sounds of it!
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