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Old 06-13-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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The Jello Method co2

Has anyone tryed this or heard of it

Mix together 2 packs of Jell-O (any flavor, since the end result is CO2 and nothing more) and 2 cups boiling water. Mix really well until it's all dissolved.
Add 1.5-2 cups sugar and mix well again.
Add 2 cups cold water and mix AGAIN. Make sure the sugar is dissolved and not just collected at the bottom.
Pour the mixture into the bottle and stick it in the fridge overnight, until it actually turns to Jell-O.
Once the Jell-O has hardened, add one cup room temp/lukewarm water and 1/2 tsp yeast. More yeast will produce more CO2. I would suggest starting with 1/2 tsp. If you find that it's not enough, you can always open the bottle later and put in some more
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That's how bacteria are grow in labs, we use gelatin like material (agarose) with the nutrients needed and let the bacteria divide. so that should also work, I have a couple of questions though. will the gelatin melt at room temperature, and if so what's the purpose of allowing it to solidify to then melt it again? isn't it better to just add more water from the beginning (that is assuming that the Jell-o is going to melt at room temperature)? or will the extra cup of water stop the jell-o from melting?
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