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Old 10-28-2010, 11:09 PM   #1
Gunther
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I have these large globs that are suspended mostly at the top of my secondary glass carboy. Various sizes but geherally on the larger size. Periodically they sink to the bottom and then rise back up. I did siphon in some of the top garbage from my primary. Any ideas as to what I am looking at. My best guess is that I have a colony of sea monkies doing deep dives in my soon to be beer.

 
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:13 PM   #2
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Post a picture. Sounds like bacteria growing to me.

 
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:18 PM   #3
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Sounds like trub/yeast suspended by CO2. Give it more time and if it is just yeast rafts/trub then it will settle out.

 
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:22 PM   #4
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you are going to have to post up a pic to get a for sure answere.
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:24 PM   #5
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I do not have picture posting ability. Some of them do crash and stay at bottom I can see a few down there.

 
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:27 PM   #6
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Sounds like yeast but sorry, there's nothing we can do without a picture.

Camera phone?
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:28 PM   #7
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I think they are yeast rafts as well...how long has it been since you pitched your yeast? And I take it there was krausen which has now fallen?

 
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:34 PM   #8
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This would be day 13. Racked into secondary on day 7. I took some pics with a camera but you really cant see the divers in the middle of the carboy.

 
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:37 PM   #9
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what color?
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:41 PM   #10
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I would say white - various shapes and sizes.

 
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