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Invisiblekeyeghost
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water and incubators and breeding grounds.
    #1016566 - 11/02/02 09:21 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Recently, I have been reading a story about cultivation of different mushrooms. Recently, I decided 'hey! I'm gonna grow a buncha shiitakes'. Now, I have read quite a bit about using an aquarium heater in a water supply to heat incubators. I'm no genuis, but I guess this might lead to a nice breeding ground for bacs and contams. So, am I right? If I am right, might you have a link to a good alternative?


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Re: water and incubators and breeding grounds. [Re: keyeghost]
    #1016589 - 11/02/02 09:30 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Add H2O2 if you're worried about it. Change the water every so often. It really shouldn't be a problem since it's seperate than the fruiting chamber.


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Re: water and incubators and breeding grounds. [Re: keyeghost]
    #1016620 - 11/02/02 09:45 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I add a slosh of bleach, it's cheaper than H2O2


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Re: water and incubators and breeding grounds. [Re: keyeghost]
    #1017732 - 11/03/02 06:31 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

if your going to lie about it, at least say your growing button mushrooms, because shiitake arn't grown the same way. you can use a closed water container to put your aquarium heater in.


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Re: water and incubators and breeding grounds. [Re: Shaw]
    #1017736 - 11/03/02 06:35 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

LOL, Shaw.................>grin<

Give the kid a break. He's a newbie. Not knowing which grow on what show that.

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Re: water and incubators and breeding grounds. [Re: keyeghost]
    #1017984 - 11/03/02 11:00 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I'm not saying anyones' full of shit or leading you astray..But from personal experience I can say that the moisture does lead to more contaminates. Thats why I use a 7 watt nightlight for my heat source.I grow button mushrooms too and can relate to the contaminate problem. If you must use water tho..go with the bleach or peroxide.


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