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malfrune

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What sanitizers do ya'll who have a vacuum pump use?

I've always used star-san since it's easy and no rinse and just racked onto the foam that was left over. Got a all in one for christmas and just bottled my first batch with the pump and holy crap the foam. I guess running a gallon of star-san through the system before bottling didn't help either. I need to switch to a non foaming sanitizer but would like to use a no-rinse.

Other than the issues from he foam this pump is great, took no time to bottle and cleanup was a lot easier. Rigged it up to run through a 5 micron filter before the bottle too.
 

Boatboy24

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I like using meta bisulfite as a sanitizer solution
Same here.

A spray bottle full of Meta solution is always on hand. I keep tubing, airlocks and other small items in a sealed bucket and a small jar of Meta solution inside.
 

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For others, you need to acidify the water when using SO2 as a sanitizer. SO2 at a pH of 7 is not effective, except in very high doses.

 
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