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Re: [APD] Nutrafin CO2 problems
I believe Richard J. Sexton wrote this email section below:
> At 02:39 PM 10/25/07 -0400, you wrote:
>> Richard, did you 'proof' the yeast by using 80 degree (F) or so water
>> to start the culture? One possibility is that a combination of cool
>> well water and cool room temperatures encouraged the yeast to go
>> dormant rather than take off and grow. Allen
> Oh sure and I suppose this is in the directions I didn't read?
> Can this be fixed or do I need to go buy more yeast?
I've got 4 of these Nutrafin bottle kits.
But I learned a long time ago to add a tad of Marmite (yeast extract) and I
use basic baking yeast. The Nutrafin stuff is just far too expensive.
The only times a mixture has failed has been if I didn't use warm water or
if the tube became blocked.
200 Million years in the making...
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