Oxygenating/aerating tea prior to primary fermentation?

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Hello, community! I am moving from homebrewing beer to making kombucha, and I'm working to see what of my beer making gear I can adapt for kombucha use. I have an oxygenation stone for aerating wort and I'm wondering if the SCOBY yeasts benefit from well-oxygenated tea, just like yeasts benefit from well-oxygenated wort. Would it be helpful to blast the tea with some pure O2 using my oxygenation stone prior to placing the SCOBY, or would this be a pointless endeavor? I have looked around but can't seem to find any information about this.
 

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Just shake the cooled tea real well to aerate it.No real need to use pure O2. Sure I might help it go a bit faster the first day or so, but it’s not under air lock so it’s going to get plenty of O2 anyway.
 

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I only heat half the water for steeping then add cold water to drop the temp. So plenty of O2 in there.
 
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