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Old 07-11-2008, 02:29 AM   #1
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iv had a blow off tube in my hefe for the first 48 hours and nothing is blowing trew other thatn air is it ok to put the regular air lock on now

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Old 07-11-2008, 02:32 AM   #2
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Might as well leave it, i have had hefes that only started blowing off foam after day 4-5.

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Old 07-11-2008, 02:44 AM   #3
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A blowoff is really just a big airlock, no real need to change it and risk needing it near the end if fermentation kicks up again.

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I usually wait for a couple of days after blowage stops then replace with airlock. And start soaking the tube to help with cleanup.

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