Air lock water sucked into brew

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Butch Douthit

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I am brewing a black currant fruit wine and I opened a bottom valve in the brew tank to purge sediment and forgot to remove the air lock first. Water from the air lock got into the brew tank. The water was about 9 weeks old, so I know it had bad juju in it. My question is... "can I use crushed campden tablets to neutralize the contaminants?"
 
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I use a tube that goes into a water bath (basically a small tub/jar of water). The water had been in the jar/tub about 7-8 weeks... yeah I know, I should have changed it... so it had a bit of "slime" built up
 

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What's the status of the ferment? Is it still ongoing or is it all done? If it's ready for racking, then yes you can add Campden now.
 
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The ferment is over... it's basically clarifying now... primary was done in about a week to 10 days... and secondary has been going for a couple months
 
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