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bioSnacky Sprouting Troubleshooting

Listed below is a list of common problems and solutions

Seeds don’t sprout

Why?: Too many seeds in the germinator. Not enough water. 
What to Do Stick to the recommended amounts (see seed packet). 
Spread the seeds out evenly at the start of the process, and after each rinse.
Make sure you soak seeds overnight and rinse and drain them twice a day.

Sprouts taste bitter

Why?:Sprouts have been left too long before eating.
What to Do
Harvest sprouts a little earlier for a sweeter taste.

Sprouts go off, develop mould or rot

Why?:Room too hot, insufficient rinsing and draining or germinator insufficiently cleaned between batches
What to Do
Make sure the room is not too hot.
Make sure the seeds are rinsed daily and drained well. 
Clean germinator thoroughly.

Water does not drain properly through large germinator

Why?:Red plugs are clogged or directly above each other
What to Do
Stagger the red plugs (don’t have them directly above each other). 
Check the plugs are not clogged. 
Make sure the plugs are not pushed in too hard.