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Worried about oxidation

It's fine. I assume the beer is still actively fermenting, in which case not only will freshly-produced CO₂ (somewhat) displace the O₂ in the headspace, but the yeast can still clean up any O₂ that ...
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What % of potassium sorbate, and or potassium benzoate do you need to add to a liquid solution, mixed with powders to keep yeast/mold from growing?

0.5 tsp (1.7 g) Potassium Sorbate - treats 1 gallon mead, wine or fruit wine. 2.5 tsp (9.1 g) Potassium Sorbate - treats 5 gallons I wouldn't use benzoate stabilising as tablets were withdrawn (e.g....
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Any supplies I should I have some "extra" of?

An extra airlock isn't a bad idea, but I'd also recommend having a bucket and some sort of tubing/equipment for a blowoff tube setup. There seem to be a lot of ways people set this up, and it's nice ...
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My fermentation top popped, is it still salvageable?

I would presume the beer is still good to bottle - but leave it (at least) for a full 14 days before attempting to prime/bottle/keg. I have had the plastic lid blow off the fermentation bucket on ...
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Wet cloth or dirty cloth smell

As Denny Conn suggests in his response, the simple answer is to leave the beer on the yeast for longer. During the secondary fermentation stage, the yeast is still working. part of this includes "...
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