Lidl Bio for the toilet - have I got the wrong thing?

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  1. peterc10

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    After all the recommendations I have read in this forum about using Lidl's Bio tablets in the cassette rather than the usual blue and green stuff I pushed the boat out and bought some yesterday. When I got them home I noticed they were liquid capsules rather than a solid tablet. They are definitely "Biological" but do you use those. I could not see any others Bio products in tablet form, although they did have some which they sad were "non-bio".

    So have I got the rights ones? Will these work?
     
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    Self dissolving squashy things are the one we use. I put a litre or so of water in the cassette when after emptying and flushing it. Then drop the "tablet" thingie down the loo.
     
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    Liquid is better I think - but don't get them wet before you need them as the outer covering of the capsule will melt. Done that, handling them with wet hands. A straight bio liquid in a bottle is perhaps easiest to use and takes up less space for same volume of "stuff".
     
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    I originally bought litre bottles of supermarket cheap stuff like Smartprice. Then I bought a big bottle of Lidl Formil bio washing liquid and pour it into the smaller bottles for taking with us. Cheaper that way.
     
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    We also use Formil liquid (or any supermarket bio liquid if we can't get to Lidl - don't have one locally)

    Denise
     
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    I also use cheapie bio liquid, Formil, Daisy, Tesco Value - all do the same job. I find the bottle is best, as can do the occasional bit of hand washing too.

    I guess capsules are the same, just in little packets :)
     
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    yes they will work -just drop one in with some water in an empty cassette-through the bowl.
    I found that at the half way stage if we couldn't empty to drop another in.
    The capsule just dissolves in the cassette
     
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  8. Popeye

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    I have been using Lidl's liquid for the last couple of years but now I've sold my van and I'm getting a new one and I noticed I have a SOG vented to roof and as I understand it there is no requirement for this additive;

    ......your advice please you knowledgeable bunch of fun loving motorhomers.

    Did you see how I cleaned that up there.......
     
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    You don't need anything iF it's roof vented.
     
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    The capsules will work fine. I use Sainsburys cheapest powder. 1/2 cup measure in cassette. When you empty it just a faint odour of washing powder!
     
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    Thanks PPJ, I've just looked at scotjimland's SOG thread from last November and most of it has been covered there.

    So, just need one of these for the upcoming funster meets.....


    [​IMG]
     
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    Keep them in the original container - I took a handful out and placed them in a container in the van and I think it was the heat but they all melted away to mush.
     
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    the good thing about using bio stuff is that you can empty in a septic tank or a 'long-drop' loo without causing damage/problems.
     
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