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Old 10-06-2012, 06:36 PM   #1
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Is a 6 gallon carboy enough to primary ferment I got a 5 gallon batch in thank you. I'm at a store and they have two for $25 apiece

 
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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You can 6.5 will be a little better during fermentation. Def go with a blow off tube because of head space.

 
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:46 PM   #3
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I use 6 gal plastic better bottles for 5 gal batches. Works fine, but as said, make sure you use a blowoff. Especially on any high gravity beers. Or you will have a big mess on hand

 
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:00 PM   #4
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Thank yall

 
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:21 PM   #5
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That's a great price. I would definitely grab them. If you use Fermcap you can greatly reduce blowoff activity and you'll be fine

 
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