Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

I finally poped the top off my cloudy red lamp and drained all the liquid out of it. I went for the Distilled water with a couple drops of detergent and some Epsom salt. It is flowing but not in the way I want it. The flow is really small and stringy. There are also a bunch of balls of lava on the bottom of the lamp. Did I put too much of something in? And yes i did slowly add the Magnesium Sulfate slowly until it started to flow.

Views: 199

Attachments:

Replies are closed for this discussion.

Replies to This Discussion

In my experience, usually too much surfactant will make the flow more stringy. I would stay away from using detergent, as I have found that it tends to be too harsh on the wax. I would try maybe clear baby shampoo, or meguiars car wash, the clear stuff. However, if you want to stick to the detergent, i would add a drop or 2 in a 50ml solution of water or so and add that to the lamp, as opposed to straight detergent. Good luck!

RSS

About

Mark Goo created this Ning Network.

Support Oozing Goo

By using the eBay button above, you support OG if you purchase anything. Thanks for thinking of us. Mark Goo

© 2021   Created by Mark Goo.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service