Aculux & reduced agitation

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  1. Lachlan Young

    Lachlan Young Member

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    Has anyone tried Aculux with the use of reduced agitation: ie one agitation for 5 seconds every five minutes and double the development time given by the manufacturer - I have used this technique very successfully with Rodinal at 1+50 and was wondering if it works with Aculux at 1+9.

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    Dear Lachlan,

    I've just got very interested in the same question. Did you ever try it out?

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    YES. Pretend it is Rodinal, and adjust as needed. You could use less concentrated developer, but I don't like the process taking too long. Aculux' curve fits nicely between XTOL and Rodinal. Goldilocks, actually.