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Old 06-10-2007, 11:18 AM   #1
Mar 2007
Long Beach CA
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Some say to chuck your StarSan when it gets cloudy. Well my 5 gal batch of it starts to get hazy after dunking a few clean bottles. Is there something in the water profile that triggers haze?.

I was just using a 2 week old batch to sanitize yeast jars last night now I just read this dire warning! It's still foamy and I hope that indicates it's good

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Old 06-10-2007, 11:58 AM   #2
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Bee Cave, Texas
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As long as the PH stays at 3 or under, the Starsan is good to go. Shouldn't be a problem.

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Old 06-10-2007, 01:09 PM   #3
May 2007
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You need to check the pH. If your water has a lot of dissolved minerals in it it may be too basic and counteract the acidity of the starsan and so doesn't last very long. I make my starsan with RO water and it lasts forever.

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