Cider smells strong and not fermenting

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I have a batch of cider brewing, this is my third time but this one seems different, it has a strong smell, and the airlock hasn't bubbled, I have noticed what looks like bubbles rising to the surface, then sinking back down, it has an sg of 1.00, it has been fermenting for 10 days, can anyone advise ?
 

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If the SG is 1.000, it sounds done, but depending on the yeast strain it could go a little lower. Airlocks don't have to bubble, as it could be simply leaking around the seal.
You can taste it if you want.
 
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I have a batch of cider brewing, this is my third time but this one seems different, it has a strong smell, and the airlock hasn't bubbled, I have noticed what looks like bubbles rising to the surface, then sinking back down, it has an sg of 1.00, it has been fermenting for 10 days, can anyone advise
If the SG is 1.000, it sounds done, but depending on the yeast strain it could go a little lower. Airlocks don't have to bubble, as it could be simply leaking around the seal.
You can taste it if you want.
Thanks yooper,
But any idea what the things that float to the surface and then sink back down ??
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Tony
 

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The "floaters" are most likely yeast and or Krausen caught up in some suspended CO2. Try cold crashing it for a few days in a fridge if you have the room prior to racking that usually settles them down.
 
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