Originally Posted by kh54s10
Definitely DO NOT use a bottle brush on a Better Bottle. You will make micro scratches in the plastic which can harbor bacteria. You are just setting yourself up for an infection.
whaaa???? this is the first i've heard of such! I always thought that
a) the plastic that the better bottle is made of is hard enough and
b) the nylon bristles of the brush are soft enough
...that it wouldn't be an issue.
I'm not trying to be a prick or anything, I definitely appreciate your input... but where did you come across this info? I just now looked at the better bottle website and it only says
Never use stiff brushes, abrasive scouring pads, or cleansers - they are unnecessary!
I guess I just put the nylon bristled carboy brushes in a different category than "stiff brushes and abrasive scouring pads".