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Offline davidgzach

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Re: Mold spots in bottom of air lock bottle.
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2012, 06:49:23 AM »
Yep, RDWHAHB....
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Re: Mold spots in bottom of air lock bottle.
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2012, 10:19:29 AM »
Thanks again for all the input. I intend to taste today and hopefully bottle this weekend !!

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Re: Mold spots in bottom of air lock bottle.
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2012, 06:17:59 AM »
But don't leave the Better Bottle with PBW in it for 5 Weeks!  It can weaken the plastic according to the manufacturer...

http://www.better-bottle.com/technical.html?=b-b_cleaning_right.html

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Re: Mold spots in bottom of air lock bottle.
« Reply #18 on: November 24, 2012, 09:55:44 AM »
But don't leave the Better Bottle with PBW in it for 5 Weeks!  It can weaken the plastic according to the manufacturer...

http://www.better-bottle.com/technical.html?=b-b_cleaning_right.html



Yeah I don't do it longer than 24 hours for hard to remove gunk, stains and smells from my bucket fermenters. Often I'll use bleach for a couple hours and rinse well, but that won't get rid of residue like mildew completely. One needs something that'll physically remove it like an acid-based cleaner or caustic such as lye.
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