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I would also recommend against using sodium chloride (table salt) as the electrolyte because chloride can be oxidized to chlorine or hypochlorite, which will corrode your electrodes, and could be dangerous if you make enough.
Would an electron microscope be what im after if trying to solve this
So a red, orange and a brown CuO are the same just different sizes? I mean i dont know but going off how these colours came about i just dont see that being the case as the brown CuO was actually Orange until the black soot stuffed the anode up and then leached into the solution causing it to go black and turned the orange CuO brown once rinsed and processed.
Hydrogen is definitely being created as i know that lung closing smell anywhere, not to much of the Na bath but the KOH bath i have just started it releasing Hydrogen like all sh1t which is again something id expect