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Old 02-18-2004, 01:16 PM   #11
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What I did is start a batch on the weekend and then another on Wednesday. I attached the two bottles to an airsotone in the tank using a T connector. They are going strong after a week now. I figured I'll change each batch after 2 weeks. This should provide a continuous (overlapped) supply.

Use a check valve.

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Old 02-18-2004, 11:18 PM   #12
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here's another tip for those that want to do this and wish to avoid the cap seal leaks. I read somewhere that you can make a hole in the cap that is much smaller than the airline tubing and then cut the tubing at a angle and squeeze it through the hole and have it seal. keep a close eye on your ph when you first start doing this you don't want any PH swings to mess up da fishes.

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Old 02-19-2004, 09:22 AM   #13
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This is my way of getting lots of bubbles out of yeast method within a couple of hours:

Pour 1 cup of sugar into the cup.
Fill it with warm water.
Pour approx 2 to 3 tsp of sugar saturated water from above not dissolved sugar into other cup, add 1 tsp of yeast and mix.
LEAVE IT ALONE FOR 10 MINUTES. NO SHAKING. Good reaction will be indicated by a thick foam of yeast in the cup.
In the mean time fill your 2 litre bottle with water/sugar solution and dissolve the sugar.
Add yeast and give it a shake. I keep mine in 22 deg C.
Works like a charm.

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