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Old 12-21-2009, 06:59 PM   #1
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CO2 & Soda Question


Has anyone ever tried just adding yeast to a bottle of non-diet soda (after mixing a glass or 2 with vodka to lower the level)?
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Old 12-21-2009, 07:11 PM   #2
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OMG i would hate to smell that after a week or 2. would probaboly smell like dirty diapers wraped in burnt hair. probably would not work to well because of all the preservatives and chemicals and such.
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Old 12-21-2009, 07:44 PM   #3
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With what purpose in mind?

Seriously, no. I don't think soda would be good because of the low pH, which is part of what eventually kills the yeast.
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Old 12-21-2009, 07:45 PM   #4
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There was a thread on this awhile back.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/di...y-co2-7up.html
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