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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-16-2004, 06:27 AM Thread Starter
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I just bought one. Its been 10 hrs and i still see no bubbles. Does anyone know what could be wrong. I think i did everything right. I added sugar and all the packages that came with it. I screwed on everytihng right. However, do i need to shak up the canister first? Do i need to fill up the tube with water so the bubbles can come out? How often should i see a bubble?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-16-2004, 10:29 AM
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Be patient, the slime inside needs to build-up first!
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NO shaking needed IME, just go and re-tighten the cap.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-16-2004, 12:45 PM
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Raul, he says, no bubbles, i.e. he has a leak somewhere and the gas is escaping... alternatively he killed the yeast using too hot water, which I doubt.

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