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Old 03-10-2007, 04:17 PM   #1
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What does everyone use to ferment in the secondary for a 10 gallon batch size. I will use a 20 gallon restaurant/food quality plastic container with lid and airlock for primary. But I would like to dryhop and condition further in the secondary but I read that plastic is not good for a secondary fermentor. Any guidance would be appreciated.


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Old 03-10-2007, 04:28 PM   #2
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I use the5 gallon glass carboy's for my2ndary's


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Old 03-10-2007, 10:04 PM   #3
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I use a 10 gal corny with an airlock
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Old 03-10-2007, 11:12 PM   #4
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What kind of plastic? Look for a number within a triangle.
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