Blow off question on corny

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Canadabrew

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I am doing a primary fermentation in a corny and am using a blow off due to the head space being limited in the keg.

Is it OK to leave the blow off on for the duration of the primary (2-3 weeks) or show I try to swop it out for an air lock.

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I use blow offs exclusively. No need to swap out for an air lock if you have the end in some water or star san solution.
 

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Personally, I like to slap on a clean tube or an airlock after primary if things get messy. Just seems a little unsanitary to leave a crusty blow off tube on the fermenter for 3 weeks or longer.
 

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Won't the crusty be sanitary though? Assuming good practice? :D
 
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