Krausen when using a stirplate

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jchadscud

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I'm new to stirplate use and I've seen a dark ring form on the flask right at the liquid line after a few days on the plate. Is this considered krausen when using a stirplate?

Obviously the vortex wouldn't allow for the traditional layer of krausen that would normally form in a fermenter, but I was curious.
 

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Yep, and you don't really need it on the stirplate for more than 24 hours, most of my starters are done in 12-24 hours.
 
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This one is a bottle harvest that I stepped up to 1500mL, so I left it on the plate for a longer time. I haven't made a starter with the stirplate yet, but I'll keep the 12-24 hour timeframe in mind. Thanks!
 
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