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Old 04-13-2014, 06:00 PM   #1
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ID:	192935ive brewed close to 100 gallons so far and I've never seen this??


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Old 04-13-2014, 06:08 PM   #2
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They look like pantry weevils. Of course they look like grain husks too.

 
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:09 PM   #3
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Hop oil film with what looks like beetle larva. Another guy just showed that earlier in the week. Possibly from grains?
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:11 PM   #4
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Sea Monkeys?

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Old 04-13-2014, 06:11 PM   #5
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beetle larva

Looks like a protein rest is needed.
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:15 PM   #6
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I'd skim them thangs outta there first. Any grains you used must've had beetle eggs in them?
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:20 PM   #7
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Look like husks to me.

 
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:25 PM   #8
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Or eggs about to hatch?...You can see antennas on them.
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Old 04-13-2014, 10:30 PM   #9
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Lol looks like some of the bugs I see in the ocean... Lol 😀


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Old 04-13-2014, 10:47 PM   #10
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OP, is it possible a bug laid eggs in your chiller? Seriously, I've had this happen.
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