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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #851

> Yeast CO2 seems to work a lot better of you use an unrefined sugar, eg
> treacle, malt extract, molasses or brown muscovado. The CO2 production
> continues at a slower rate for much much longer - I use a small 1l bottle,
> usually lasts 2-3 days, has now run for a week and is still going strong.
> Probably the yeast has do do more work on the unrefined sugar before it can
> metabolise it, so the process takes a little longer. Also, I can recommend
> active dried homebrewing yeast as it starts up very fast.
> Regards,
> Matt.

Only last 2-3 days normally??? I use a bottle with less than a litre in it
and it last a couple of weeks...the bottle I have going at the moment has
been going for over 4 weeks. (Started bubbling on Jan 10th, and has been
since at around 1 bubble every 5 secs)