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Old 06-24-2019, 09:16 AM
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So how does algae grow in diesel tanks? The tank I got the heating oil from was in a basement. Vehicle tanks certainly don't get any sunlight. The one barrel of heating oil I had from before that I pumped out the bottom had a bunch of wierd clumpy crap I assumed was algae and it was a black poly barrel. Is it fungi in there?

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Old 07-02-2019, 11:14 AM
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even the diesel aditive companies say algae,but their wrong
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Old 07-02-2019, 11:19 PM
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That home heating oil is the devil's wine. Watch for water contamination and filter clogging crap at the bottom of the tank. I save it for the summer because if I run the blower the stink gets in the car.
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Old 07-03-2019, 03:06 AM
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That home heating oil is the devil's wine. Watch for water contamination and filter clogging crap at the bottom of the tank. I save it for the summer because if I run the blower the stink gets in the car.
Yeah I've experimented with it in the Mercedes a little just to see if it seemed any noisier or power difference and all I got was a water filled filter. Maybe it needs to run through the centrifuge with some wmo. It was kind of odd though. The crap I dumped out of the filter had a clearish top layer but not a bunch of water on the bottom. A little bit but not much. I had run it through a filter sock that didn't pull much chunky stuff out either.

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