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  • Pettrix's Avatar
    01-11-2018, 10:47 PM
    I'm sorry to hear that. Bureaucracy is what causes most of the expensive problems that everyday citizens have to deal with. The mandated pumping...
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    01-11-2018, 09:43 PM
    No problem. It's still amazes me that there is almost NO smell from the septic tank and the effluent is almost clear. Aerobic bacteria is so much...
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    01-02-2018, 08:08 PM
    For my leach field I used the chamber systems. I put landscape cloth over the chambers to prevent siltation. What I noticed is that my installer...
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    01-02-2018, 07:59 PM
    Here is a pic of my D-box. As you can see, the effluent is pretty clear and there is no black bio-mat showing. Just a yellowish slime bacteria on the...
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    12-27-2017, 12:00 PM
    The system you mentioned are engineered aerobic systems that are much more advanced than my setup but they also cost about 2-3x more than a...
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    12-27-2017, 02:58 AM
    I will sketch it up and give the best info I can. There are companies out there that sell aeration kits for septic tanks but they run about $1,000 -...
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    12-27-2017, 12:57 AM
    Yep, the system setup is designed for ponds but it works great in a septic system. Same concept, same formula, of using oxygen to create an aerobic...
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    12-27-2017, 12:46 AM
    I run a Hakko 40L air pump ($180) with a 3/4" PVC pipe that then feeds air to a Matala EPDM rubber air diffuser ($60). The diffuser then sits in the...
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    12-27-2017, 12:41 AM
    My tank is a 2-chamber 2,500 GAL concrete tank (it will eventually serve 2 homes). The leach field consists of the Infiltrator chamber systems. My...
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    12-26-2017, 10:07 PM
    I installed a fine air tube diffuser inside my first chamber in my 2-chamber septic system and ran air to the diffuser 24/7 for the past 6 months. It...
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