Home | Community | Message Board


World Seed Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinelazylightning78
phish


Registered: 09/29/09
Posts: 45
Last seen: 6 years, 4 months
Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets
    #11167619 - 10/02/09 02:37 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

I have 200 5 gallon buckets...the fatty AA PC and plenty of filtration  I am wondering what would be the best  method for me to achieve maximun yield.  This will take place in a 10X15 room.  The buckets are appealing because they are stackable(pyramid style)...and in the case of contaminants....I can just toss the one bucket and not lose a whole tub....Any insight would be greatly appreciated,  I am aware that temp control could be an issue.  What say you?    Thanks in advance..


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinefungiamongi2
pharmer
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/10/05
Posts: 1,042
Last seen: 4 years, 6 months
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: lazylightning78]
    #11167642 - 10/02/09 02:43 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

go for it


--------------------
gonna bring her a kiss, make those blues run


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinefundamentalchair
Stand up
 User Gallery


Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 801
Last seen: 6 years, 4 months
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: fungiamongi2]
    #11168239 - 10/02/09 07:17 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

First you need to make some sort of window for the top (unless they're clear). next you need to punch holes in them for gas exchange.

my guess is that after doing about 5-10 of these, you're going to go out and buy some tubs.


--------------------
semper necessitas probandi incumbit ei qui agit


Sclerotia FAQ... If ya ain't got any stones, grow some.

Will work for Laetiporus sulphureus culture/spores (or any other Laetiporus actually), :pm: me.

My Trade list.

Ghetto Tek: Auto FAE & Light


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinelazylightning78
phish


Registered: 09/29/09
Posts: 45
Last seen: 6 years, 4 months
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: fundamentalchair]
    #11168656 - 10/02/09 10:13 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

planning on using clear platic trash bags over the tops with some holes poked in them with polyfill.... Ideas, please...


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineMightyWhite
Unfeigned Whiteness
Male User Gallery

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 1,744
Last seen: 12 days, 14 hours
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: lazylightning78]
    #11168720 - 10/02/09 10:36 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

Use Glad Press n Seal for the top of your buckets.
I make my buckets like my monotubs,with holes about an inch above the substrate level and a few holes at the top of the bucket. The holes in my buckets are 3/4 inch in diameter,6 holes on the top half of my bucket and 4 holes on the bottom(well not actually the bottom,but 5 inches from the bottom,so I can have 4 inches of substrate.)


--------------------


Edited by MightyWhite (10/02/09 10:37 AM)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblememes
Blessed


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 01/11/05
Posts: 27,673
Loc: In a Tree
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: MightyWhite]
    #11168738 - 10/02/09 10:42 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

There's a GREAT bucket Tek in the Archives under the "Boxes" subheading.  IT's stickied at the top.  Uses a shower cap for the top of the buckets - that way the shower cap can be pushed down into the bucket right above the substrate layer while it's colonizing (to keep RH high), and then can be pulled back out of the bucket to suck in fresh air (through double-tub style holes) and allow for a lower RH & growth.

Fucking brilliant, I think it was Otto who made it :shrug:

Give it a try.  Stacking the buckets will prove difficult since they have shower caps on top, but simple shelving is cheap & will solve all these problems.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinelazylightning78
phish


Registered: 09/29/09
Posts: 45
Last seen: 6 years, 4 months
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: memes]
    #11168833 - 10/02/09 11:13 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)

sorry for the noobdom...but where might one find the archived section?  I searched shower cap to no avail  Thanks again for your time


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineBrandNewbie
Captain
Male


Registered: 05/21/08
Posts: 2,920
Loc: U.S.A.
Last seen: 3 years, 1 month
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: lazylightning78]
    #11168918 - 10/02/09 11:40 AM (8 years, 21 days ago)



--------------------
Question: Why do women wear make-up and perfume? 
Answer: Because they're ugly and they stink.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinelazylightning78
phish


Registered: 09/29/09
Posts: 45
Last seen: 6 years, 4 months
Re: Best method for use with 5 gallon buckets [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #11169016 - 10/02/09 12:18 PM (8 years, 21 days ago)

:mushroom2:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* 5 gallon bucket???
( 1 2 all )
DeMush411 7,453 36 12/12/06 10:08 PM
by DeMush411
* question about spawn and a 5 gallon bucket... mushman18 437 5 07/02/09 08:11 PM
by 13shrooms
* How to dunk 35 gallon bulk substrate? Django12 1,015 2 05/24/08 01:33 PM
by tahoe
* 5 gallon bucket ? m08b08 443 2 02/22/09 02:01 PM
by m08b08
* Re: The JAFF's 5 gallon bucket teck Anonymous 526 3 04/06/00 04:15 PM
by Odin 13
* 5 Gallon Bucket Style **UPDATE**
MightyWhite
455 2 07/05/09 02:55 AM
by jingus
* methods for keeping substrate dry in tub and related problems LitCloset 308 0 09/22/09 02:45 PM
by LitCloset
* Fastest method multispore to substrate lgm0420 914 9 04/08/09 09:59 PM
by lgm0420

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
692 topic views. 25 members, 101 guests and 29 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Crestline Sales - MycoPath
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.032 seconds spending 0.008 seconds on 19 queries.