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Old 11-19-2010, 12:16 AM   #1
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Default What could have happened?

It's been almost 4 weeks in primary. I haven't noticed any airlock activity all week. All of a sudden today the entire contents of the airlock have moved over to the right side. can anyone explain this?


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Old 11-19-2010, 12:19 AM   #2
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Gravity-defying water?? Pics


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Old 11-19-2010, 12:30 AM   #3
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Temperature change? (guessing here)
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Old 11-19-2010, 03:27 AM   #5
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A shift in room temperature can cause the pressure in the fermenter to change and the water can move. Or, the fermentation may just be going very slow at this point.
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Old 11-19-2010, 03:44 AM   #6
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after a month in the bucket, if it isn't temperature or barometrics at work, i'd sniff it and make sure some other buggzies didn't find their way in.....
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I don't think the room could have change temperature that much but I guess it's possible
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Old 11-19-2010, 03:49 AM   #8
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some times a little CO2 can get trapped down in the yeast and come out when the conditions are right.

have you taken any gravity readings?
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Old 11-19-2010, 04:25 AM   #9
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haven't taken a gravity reading in about 2 weeks
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Old 11-19-2010, 01:57 PM   #10
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Has the gravity changed since then?

If not I'm going with barometric pressure, FTW!


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