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Old 07-18-2014, 12:52 PM   #1
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Fresh water tank

I have a 75 safari that has not fresh water in the tank for over ten years. I recently filled the tank and am running it through the lines to flush it out using the water pump. I am collecting the water in a bucket and am seeing tiny worm like critters. Anyone ever had this problem? Any suggestions for cleaning out an old fresh water tank?

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Old 07-18-2014, 01:37 PM   #2
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Plenty of Bleach and lots of rinsing.
Could be mosquito larvae.

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Old 07-18-2014, 01:41 PM   #3
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I'd drop the tank and take good look at it. Ours was full of green algae we knew we'd never get completely out. Since we drink our fresh water, we bought a new tank.

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Old 07-18-2014, 02:28 PM   #4
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One gallon of water for 2 people on average for coffee, tea and cooking. Works for us. Fresh water tank can not be trusted. Contamination can come from a variety of sources including campgrounds etc. Better save then sorry. Bleach, bleach and more beach, good luck!
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