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Old 04-11-2006, 02:15 PM   #1
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Septic Tank....?

Not really sure if this is the correct discussion topic....
Anyway, I dumped my water down the drain, into my septic tank. After I did that, I got to thinking that the septic tank has a cycle just like my tank. I am just wondering if this might cause a problem, in the tank. Recently I have been draining my old water onto my gravel driveway. I figured the SW would kill off the weeds and such growing through the gravel....Any suggestions?
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I do not think your fish water is going to hurt your septic tank. You put alot of other harmfuls chemicals down there on a daily basis. Like the soap when you wash dishes, take a shower or mop the floor.
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I now have a septic tank, and will not be dumping fish water down the drain, if for the simple reason that dumping it on the ground won't hurt anything and will save a few gallons a week from the tank.

This comes from when I was a kid. The house I grew up in had a septic tank, and I was always getting yelled at for taking long showers or not doing full loads of laundry.
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I'm using it now for weed control on my driveway...Not too sure of the salt content is enough to kill weeks...
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