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Old 05-08-2007, 07:10 PM   #1
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Default yeast cakes into septic?

Anyone know if this has any effect on a septic tank? If anything I figured it probably helps things break down, or it just kills the yeast when it gets there.

I know rid-x is just some sort of yeast ....isnt it?

Anyone have a reason not to dump this into a septic tank?



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Old 05-08-2007, 07:22 PM   #2
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Anyone have a reason not to dump this into a septic tank?
Yes, Its great compost.
But otherwise, I don't think the occasional yeast cake is going to cause any problems.
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Old 05-08-2007, 07:24 PM   #3
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Brewers yeast is great for your septic tank. Works just like RidX except is is basically free! I save some for my dad specifically for this purpose.

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cool....thats what i figured, thought id make sure though

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Lager yeast or ale?

Anybody ever check the temp of their fermenter um I mean sceptic tank?

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Old 05-08-2007, 11:50 PM   #6
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The poor yeast go from heaven to hell...

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I sure as hell hope you don't ever use that harvested yeast cake in a brew..

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I wouldn't....It may produce a sulfur smell...you may also need a blow-off tube.
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Lager yeast or ale?

Anybody ever check the temp of their fermenter um I mean sceptic tank?
Below the frost line should be about 58 deg F. Good for lager or ale yeast! Yumm!
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