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Old 12-21-2011, 06:34 PM   #11
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To reduce foaming, u can add fermcap and/or ferment at the lower end of the temperature scale say like 62-64 deg F. Using a blowoff tube helps as well.

I would just sell them and pick up some new ones on kijiji. Usually people buy and sell both the 6.5 and 5 gallon carboys for about 10-15 each.

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Old 12-21-2011, 07:03 PM   #12
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Use your bucket for primary and use carboy for secondary. Plus you don't want light on your beer so I cover my carboy so I can't watch anyway.


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