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Old 07-09-2008, 10:38 PM   #1
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should i stick the tube into the foam on top of the wort or leave it out of it

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Old 07-09-2008, 10:40 PM   #2
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Just stick into the top. The tube is to replace an airlock in case the fermentation creates a krausen that rises out of the carboy/bucket.

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Old 07-09-2008, 10:42 PM   #3
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Leave it out of the foam. Just insert it enough so that it's tight inside the opening.

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