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Boiling water sterilization
    #1394256 - 03/20/03 06:45 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Is it better to have the water an inch up from the bottom of the jar, or an inch under the top of the jar?

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Re: Boiling water sterilization [Re: moe]
    #1394346 - 03/20/03 07:11 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Don't get it too high up, your substrate will get wet. I'd keep it at about half way up the jars and monitor it so that the boiling doesn't get too violent. The temperature of the water will not get any hotter after boiling, it will just disapppear faster if the heat is real high.

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