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Test Tube Question

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#1 Offline Penguin - Posted July 8 2018 - 1:05 PM


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Some of my test tube water reservoirs cotton doesn't recede like others. I know this is because of air bubbles in the reservoir during set up, anyone know any "Tricks" to stop these, I used to have the "knack" for it and it would work every time but lately it hasn't.

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#2 Offline CoolColJ - Posted July 9 2018 - 1:01 AM


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I think you have to compress the cotton so it's tight, and then only push it to just above the water level, and quickly so no air bubble forms

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