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Old 07-21-2005, 06:17 PM   #1
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Angry Waste tank aeration

Wouldn’t aerating the waste tank allow for more aerobic organisms to exist and set up competition for the anaerobic organisms that are producing the foul smells common in waste tanks? What about a 12v aquarium pump with one of those blue aerator stones?

I always heard that aerobic bacteria consume waste and produce Co2 H2 etc
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Yes.

But time is an issue here. Most people empty their tanks long before any organisms have a chance to unpack their bags.

Waste gate paradox "Decreases in times between dumps lead to even less increases in anerobic organisms.(Basically means why bother with aeration)
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A good source of info at

http://www.phrannie.org/macerator.html

Make sure you read the comment regarding Airstream owners.LOL
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