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Old 04-13-2011, 01:51 PM   #11
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honestly, i've been in water treatment for many years and the best way to aerate is forced air or the WAY easier method: stirring.
That may be the cheapest, but I wouldn't necessarily say it's the best.


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Old 04-13-2011, 03:59 PM   #12
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I dump my wort in the bucket and stir it vigorously. Seems to be working so far.


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Old 04-13-2011, 04:19 PM   #13
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The oxygen tank with a regulator takes about 3 minutes...
Actually you only need to use pure oxygen for approx. 20-40 secs. provided its added as fine bubbles and not a big blast.
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we use a strainer as we poor from pot to bucket and then just splash away while topping off. wonder if i should be stirring a little also?
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I run .25 lpm for 1-2 minutes. It barely creates foam on the top which means it's working.
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That may be the cheapest, but I wouldn't necessarily say it's the best.
Let me clarify: with time and a bit more effort, it works just as good, and it's way cheaper, which makes it IMHO, the best. But to each, his own.
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Let me clarify: with time and a bit more effort, it works just as good, and it's way cheaper, which makes it IMHO, the best. But to each, his own.
I guess everyone's definition of "best" is different. Personally, I try to introduce as little unfiltered air by stirring or agitation as necessary since it's, unfiltered.
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I run .25 lpm for 1-2 minutes. It barely creates foam on the top which means it's working.
Bobby, do you use one of the williams regulators? Are there numbers on the dial or something to know what LPM you are running it at?

if not, do any of you williams regulator users have a specific place you set the dial to know what rate you are pumping o2 in?
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if not, do any of you williams regulator users have a specific place you set the dial to know what rate you are pumping o2 in?
Bump for this question. Just purchased mine and would love to know.
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I've not ever paid attention to my dial setting, I just know you should aim for a slow steady stream of small O2 bubbles. You want to avoid blasting it.


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