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Offline Libra

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How often to empty septic tank ?
« on: February 26, 2019, 15:22:27 PM »
First it took 5 years , then 3 years , then 3 months , now less than 2 months ?

Is it normal ?

Any suggestions ?

Thank You.



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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2019, 16:56:54 PM »
Our one in Kaya hasn't been emptied in 14 years.

Our one here in North Wales hasn't been emptied since the house was built in 1986.

Offline Steve A

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2019, 18:27:17 PM »
Are you using too much bleach or cleaning fluids

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2019, 08:42:25 AM »
Hi Steve A , not much and often as before. Some years ago we hired someone for cleaning but now we do it ourselves and less often.

Do you think the bacteria in the tank have been killed ?

I read something about throwing some sheep lung every 4-5 months to produce new bacteria.

Someone ( maybe on CBF ) might have wrote throwing a dead chicken into the tank is good....


Offline Scunner

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2019, 10:51:01 AM »
I think it was a live chicken down a chimney

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2019, 11:31:32 AM »
It is possible to kill the bacteria so in effect the waste doesn’t break down,hence having to empty it more often.Dint know how to remedy this

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
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Offline Libra

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2019, 13:13:44 PM »
I think it was a live chicken down a chimney

Ohh , I thought this was for producing black chicken...

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2019, 02:42:19 AM »
Well. to start up a sewage treatment plant, or to give it a boost, we used to get a 45 gallon drum filled with blood from the nearest butchers.

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Re: How often to empty septic tank ?
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2019, 07:10:15 AM »
I also found these products , according to website in Turkish they also should be available here :

http://www.microbial-products.com/bacterial-product-septic-tank.asp




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