You want to keep your starter in the range of 1.030 to 1.040 OG. That's roughly 10 oz of DME in 3 liters.
I use these jugs for my starters (the 1-gal version), which work out great. They cost something like $6 filled with apple juice or cider. They take about a size 8.5 stopper if you want to use an airlock.
The Fiesty(sic) Goat Brewery est. 2007 & Clusterfuggle Experimental Ales est. 2009
Planned: sLambic II, Flanders Red II
Primary: Fat Man Porter, Orange Blossom Mead, sLambic I
Secondary: Flanders Red I
Kegged: 3 different ciders, Janet's Brown, Barrel-aged Stout, Hallertau Blanc Pale Ale
Bottled: Flanders Red I
Last edited by ArcaneXor; 01-30-2009 at 04:58 AM.