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Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray.
    #11168908 - 10/02/09 11:38 AM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Hello, it has almost been 5 days my tray has been in the fruiting chamber, and I just need some reassurance.  This is my first ever grow. 

I have noticed that my mycelium has been growing more puffier (not cobweb) on the surface of the tray.  Should I be worried about this, does this mean that I am going in the right direction?  I threw the tray in the fruiting chamber when I saw that mycelium was poking through the surface everywhere. 

Another concern is I think my humidity is low.  In the pictures that are enclosed, the sides of the fruiting chamber are wet because I usually mist them down to create a micro climate that will hopefully raise humidity.  My hygrogemeter reads 55% which I do not believe is correct.  I would try to adjust it, but I do not think it is adjustable because it has a small opening and a coil or roll of metal in the back.  The temperature reads 70 F.  There is 3 inches of perlite in the fruiting chamber.  Should I go out and buy another bag of perlite?

Also, I should have used a smaller tray, I'm probably gonna get lots of fruits growing from side of tray.





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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: fordrew]
    #11169002 - 10/02/09 12:15 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Give it more time I'd say.  :smile:


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: Maverick]
    #11169024 - 10/02/09 12:20 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Yea I am not worried yet, I will be once its been about 12 days.


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: fordrew]
    #11169034 - 10/02/09 12:23 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

you're good time to play the waiting game !


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: Cookies]
    #11169067 - 10/02/09 12:31 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Air exchange is the number 1 pinning trigger, and I don't see very many holes in that terrarium.
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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: RogerRabbit]
    #11169092 - 10/02/09 12:37 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

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Air exchange is the number 1 pinning trigger, and I don't see very many holes in that terrarium.
RR




I took the pictures using a cell phone camera, the light seems to block out a lot of the holes... but anyways I drilled about 120-150 holes everywhere.  If you say that I need more holes drilled then I will do so then.

edit: about 144 holes not including the bottom.


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: fordrew]
    #11169629 - 10/02/09 02:21 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Hey, I would like more opinions.  So should I just drill more holes into the FC?  Wouldn't that bring down the humidity?


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: fordrew]
    #11169650 - 10/02/09 02:24 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

I'm confused..

Is that a casing layer or a not 100% colonized substrate?


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: cyb3rtr0n]
    #11169676 - 10/02/09 02:28 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

casing layer, lol


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: fordrew]
    #11169692 - 10/02/09 02:32 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

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fordrew said:
Hey, I would like more opinions.  So should I just drill more holes into the FC?  Wouldn't that bring down the humidity?





1/4" holes every 2" on all six sides is what the shotgun terrarium is..


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: cyb3rtr0n]
    #11169717 - 10/02/09 02:37 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

no offense or anything , but you are not contributing to this thread, so I am going to have to ask you to stop posting here...


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: fordrew]
    #11169747 - 10/02/09 02:44 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

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fordrew said:
no offense or anything , but you are not contributing to this thread, so I am going to have to ask you to stop posting here...




OK, but what was your casing layer made of?


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Re: Need reassurance on fruiting chamber conditions, tray. [Re: cyb3rtr0n]
    #11169756 - 10/02/09 02:46 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Jiffy Seed Starter Mix, when I first threw it in the fruiting chamber the casing had mycelium poking surprisingly evenly throughout the casing.


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