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Old 07-05-2016, 12:17 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever used RID-X for their toilet?


Just curious whether anyone has ever used this product:

http://www.rid-x.com/?gclid=CPPy_tnm...A&gclsrc=aw.ds

I saw it the other day at my local supermarket (it was in the clearance section) so I decided to buy it.

1) If you've used this product in the past, what did you use it for?

2) Whatever you used it for, was it effective?

I prefer not to simply read what a product's package states. I find it's always better to ask people who have had real experience with the product.
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Ride is not for your toilet. It's for your septic system or RV holding tank. Questionable value for either.
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RidX is an enzyme made to help break down the stuff in you septic tank. It is of questionable value in a properly working septic system.
It is of no value to you on a sewage system. I also don't see the value for RVs as they just get emptied into the sewage system.
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Not that brand. I once had a sluggish main line in a rental and one of the bio products helped break it free and clear.
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Not that brand. I once had a sluggish main line in a rental and one of the bio products helped break it free and clear.
That is not the advertised purpose of Rid-X. It is supposed to increase the bacterial action in the septic tank and break down the solids. I have my doubts.
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A little baker's yeast will do the same thing or better in a septic tank, it won't do anything in a sewer.
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That is not the advertised purpose of Rid-X. It is supposed to increase the bacterial action in the septic tank and break down the solids. I have my doubts.

I wasn't clear in my post. It was not an instant "break free". Over time as the sludge was consumed by the enzymes it washed on down the drain.

The concept is exactly the same. Allowing nature to do what it does.
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