Uneven Brownisch miscolouring... refix?

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  1. Soeren

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    Just did a big batch of Tri-X in Diafine and some of the films show a Brownisch uneven miscolouring after drying. Is this due to lack of fixing? Will refix solve the problem?
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    I don't know the answer, but refixing couldn't hurt. Let me know if it works or not
     
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    Refix worked.
    It was sugested that the problem could be Dichroic fog and the remedy would be 30sec in a farmers reducer solution ( got a link in the PM ). I looked it up in the Darkroom cookbook and found a solution using 1 part rapid hardening fix (ammonium- type) 2 parts water and 15g of citric acid per liter working solution immerse for 2 min and then wash. I wonder if Ilford rapid fix (non hardening) would work.
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