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Old 12-14-2012, 02:30 PM   #1
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I finished brewing a batch of tea and placed this Kombucha in a secondary fermentor with 3 piece airlock (with no added sugar or fermentables)

Is it safe? they kind of look like bubbles but there seems to be more to it than that. It is gelatinous on the underside.

Has anyone seen this before? What do you think?

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Old 12-16-2012, 07:54 PM   #2
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This is NOT an infection. these air bubbles are made when the Kombucha starts to ferment. In fact, below those bubbles you should be able to begin to see strands of culture, almost as if they are hanging from the bubbles. Give it some more time, make sure you are between 75 and 82 degrees. In a couple days that little patch will be a beautiful SCOBY, covering almost the entire surface.

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Old 12-18-2012, 05:14 AM   #3
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Yup, a healthy new SCOBY.

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