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Old 11-22-2009, 02:02 PM   #1
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Default A stopper for a starter

I have read not to use an air lock when making a starter as they do not allow the exchange of co2 for O2.

What about these? http://whatman.com/BugStopper.aspx
I can get these as a sample so it would not cost me anything.

They seems like a good idea. I am currently using foil.

My setup is a 2 liter Erlenmeyer flask with stir plate.

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Bob


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Old 11-22-2009, 02:06 PM   #2
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Nothing wrong with foil. It's what I and many others use.
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I am not saying that there is anything wrong with foil, it has worked well for me also. I am curious if anyone knows if these will allow the needed exchange of gasses along with being a better barrier than foil.
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