Quick {airlock} question

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bigA85

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is it normal for the airlock to lose water due to the gases being released?

also would it hurt if there was no water in the airlock overnight?
 

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I am sure you may lose some from evaporation...

As far as it being empty overnight, it prolly isn't the best thing in the world, but there is prolly no harm done....
 

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No big deal if it was off overnight. No sweat. Yes some will evaporate again no big.
 

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Instead of water use cheap vodka. It will evaporate faster, but if you ever peek into your bucket and get a suck back, its better than week old water.
 
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well thing is its only been 2 days since ive made it and the `S‘ type chamber airlock seems to be running out of water cause of the gas pushing it out. (i guess this is what you call a spill over? its very foamy at times but i didnt sanitize with anything special just regular bleach for 1hr, rinsed it out with hot water a few times. is this normal to keep filling the airlock up like this or is my yeast just going crazy in there and i shouldnt worry?
 
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