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Any idea why this would happen after 24 hours of use? Using EK UV Blue prefilled. The coolant has lost all its glow almost. Not deal breaking but still the difference in the reservoir is quite significant.

Just after filling:
2zhl7xd.jpg

After 24 hours:
23trpja.jpg
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So I had to change my plumbing so I can satisfy my OCD a bit:




I think it looks better this way.smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by fisher6 View Post

Any idea why this would happen after 24 hours of use? Using EK UV Blue prefilled. The coolant has lost all its glow almost. Not deal breaking but still the difference in the reservoir is quite significant.

Just after filling:
2zhl7xd.jpg

After 24 hours:
23trpja.jpg

I noticed the same, I thought it was my coldcathodes getting dim but even after changing to darksides LEDs the glow is completely gone. I had to use actual UV tubing to get the effect back.

I'm using a silver kill coil in my loop with no other additives.

2 coldcathodes, new coolant. Clear tubing.

20150817_222509.jpg

Then after I started to notice the UV effect was fading I turned to darksides LEDs.
Here you can see that the glow is gone after about 1 month of use. Even with the darksides LEDs.
20150930_075633.jpg

To get the same effect as I did when the coolant was new, I had to go with UV tubing. Notice how the resivior is clear containing the UV blue coolant but does not glow at all.
20151017_030046.jpg
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Notice again how there are leds next to my resivoir but no illumination like the bottle I have that has not been unsealed.

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Originally Posted by funfordcobra View Post

Notice again how there are leds next to my resivoir but no illumination like the bottle I have that has not been unsealed.

20151025_121151.jpg

We have the exact same problem (although my pictures are bad quality). My Primochill Advanced LRT tubing still glows like the first day I got it. Always been using Darkside's LEDs. I also have a sealed bottle of EK UV Blue and it glows just fine just like your pic:



The liquid that is glowing in the bottle is the exact same one as the one in the reservoir inside the case but it is barely visible. There must be a reason this is happening.
Edited by fisher6 - 10/25/15 at 11:04am
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Originally Posted by corysti View Post

And they are actually somewhat affordable...win!

Is ek not making regular 90s in black anymore? I noticed that ek site doesnt have them and ppcs only has silver.

Seen the same, there are no 90's listed on the EK store page anymore. Are they planning to replace them with a new design or anything?
https://shop.ekwb.com/fittings/adapter-fittings/90
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Seen the same, there are no 90's listed on the EK store page anymore. Are they planning to replace them with a new design or anything?
https://shop.ekwb.com/fittings/adapter-fittings/90

We hope to have the black 90's back in stock soon. Sorry about that guys. frown.gif
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.....Aaaaaaaand you just helped me justify SLI video cards and dual PCI Express solid state drives to my husband. His reply (as well as mine) can be summarized as "gorgeous", and I say summarized because half of what was said in a complimentary manner can't be said here due to TOS tongue.gif
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.....Aaaaaaaand you just helped me justify SLI video cards and dual PCI Express solid state drives to my husband. His reply (as well as mine) can be summarized as "gorgeous", and I say summarized because half of what was said in a complimentary manner can't be said here due to TOS tongue.gif

 

Just wait till the tubing is done and all filled up! 

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