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Old 10-03-2012, 07:31 PM   #1
Sep 2012
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I know that visible signs of fermentation are not reliable but I was just wondering, is it ok if my airlock only bubbled for 24 hrs ? I have a bucket fermenter so I can't see what's going on in there. It's only been fermenting for less than a week so I'm hesitant to open the top just yet to take a gravity reading.

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Old 10-03-2012, 07:38 PM   #2
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Sounds like everything is fine. Take your gravity readings when you feel comfortable and stop worrying.
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:13 PM   #3
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Ale yeasts are very fast if the temperature is near the top of their range. Don't worry.

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