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Old 10-04-2013, 11:28 PM   #11
Aug 2009
Katy, TX
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Did you ever just try and place mother on top of hot water tank. The tank stays warm and you get some heat from the vent off the top. I did this in Calgary with 2quart jars and had PLENTY.

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Old 11-19-2013, 06:43 PM   #12
Oct 2009
Brooklyn, NY
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at work i used the top of the fridge which was very warm.

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Old 11-20-2013, 03:46 AM   #13
Nov 2013
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I put mine in a cupboard above the fridge and it seems to work great. Even in winter. Althought I did a lot more kefir before the KT, but it seems to be working the same.

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Old 01-15-2014, 06:28 PM   #14
Jan 2014
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If your temp is lower like you've stated, it will just take a little longer to brew. I wrap my brewing container in a towel and keep it under my sink. Works well

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