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Old 07-19-2013, 06:18 PM   #1
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Default First time brewing kombucha...does my scoby look ok or should I throw it out?

A friend just gave me his kombucha as a present because I buy it in stores a lot and thought making it on my own would save me money. I made the accident of putting a couple tea bags of blueberry tea in the batch, which I heard can be bad for the scoby. Anyway, I took some pictures. I thought it was mold at first, but I think it is just a cloudy color, and it has brown strains coming off the bottom which I read was healthy. I appreciate your thoughts, like I said I'm new at this!

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Old 07-19-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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looks fine to me.

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Old 07-20-2013, 04:10 PM   #3
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Your images are out of focus and the busy background makes it impossible to tell whether the many dark splotches I see are mold or not.

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Old 07-21-2013, 02:31 AM   #4
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Looks fine. Yeast danglies.

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