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Offline roguejim

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Sun Oxygen Cleaner/Oxyclean.. .film
« on: March 30, 2010, 02:56:35 AM »
I've been using this Sun Oxygen Cleaner for awhile, and am noticing a white film on my Super Siphon hose.  I'm also noticing a buildup in my plastic bucket.  Does Oxyclean cause this same problem?  How can I remove the film from my Super Siphon?

I don't notice this problem in glass or stainless steel, i.e., carboys or kegs..

Is there a better all-purpose cleaner?

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Re: Sun Oxygen Cleaner/Oxyclean.. .film
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010, 04:35:32 AM »
I'vce had the same problem. A re-soak in warm sun cleaner usually takse care of the problem.
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Re: Sun Oxygen Cleaner/Oxyclean.. .film
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010, 06:22:46 AM »
Is there a better all-purpose cleaner?

mix your sun 50:50 with TSP substitute (green box).  it works better than sun/oxy alone.
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Re: Sun Oxygen Cleaner/Oxyclean.. .film
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2010, 06:33:51 AM »
You just need a light acid to neutralize the oxiclean and take off the film.  A spray bottle of water filled with StarSan will work.  I have also used a few teaspoons of distilled white vinegar in a water bath (or spray bottle) to get rid of the film.

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Re: Sun Oxygen Cleaner/Oxyclean.. .film
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2010, 06:49:39 AM »
I've been using this Sun Oxygen Cleaner for awhile, and am noticing a white film on my Super Siphon hose.  I'm also noticing a buildup in my plastic bucket.  Does Oxyclean cause this same problem?  How can I remove the film from my Super Siphon?

I don't notice this problem in glass or stainless steel, i.e., carboys or kegs..

Is there a better all-purpose cleaner?

Are you rinsing well with HOT water?
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Re: Sun Oxygen Cleaner/Oxyclean.. .film
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2010, 08:14:10 AM »
I have had that happen as well when I leave things soaking too long.  Especially bottles.  Another less prolonged soak in a fresh mix with warm water followed by a hot rinse usually does the trick.
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