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quote:Originally posted by gsmollinYou must have an extremely cold freezer, or the water is not very pure. This phenomenon is common when rapid solidifcation occurs of a substance that is expanding. Water expands when it freezes, but it is usually pretty slow in a freezer, so we see only some cracking. To get the breakouts, you must have the freezer set very low, or have a rapid freezing plate in the freezer, which is sometimes used to rapid-freeze food for storage.
quote:Originally posted by IntensityOK, my water is filtered by a 3 stage plus reverse osmosis system in good working order.I get these stalagmites all the time.http://www.members.shaw.ca/phantoms/PICT0057_.jpghttp://www.members.shaw.ca/phantoms/PICT0059_.jpgAny thoughts?