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Invisiblefungusflip
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pinning problem need a few educated answers
    #1121565 - 12/08/02 05:41 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

this is the first time i have posted anything so bear with me. i have 48 cakes in three terrariums and they all look very healthy. basically there is very aggressive mycelialgrowth occuring and no pins yet. i dunked all of the cakes 8 days ago for 24 hours and the humidity is at 95-maybe 100%. at this point i am a tad bit worried that its all about to go to shit. the temperature is a bit high 85-90 degrees and i suspect that this is the problem. so i now have my air pumps running non stop to hopefully drop the temp. the cakes have lots of fuzzy balls all over them and some even have rizmorphic-like fingers reaching off in every direction. is this normal? does anyone know of an efficient way to drop the temp. any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. if you need more detailed info on the symtoms my cake are showing then let me know. i just really want them to start fruiting. am i just being impatient?


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121595 - 12/08/02 06:26 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

You are being impatient.
You`re temperatures are too high.
Your pumps are providing warm air = warmer terrarium.
Otherwise it`s fine.


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: DERRAYLD]
    #1121600 - 12/08/02 06:31 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

From what ive read you need to get your temps down to about 80


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: DERRAYLD]
    #1121602 - 12/08/02 06:32 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

other than being more patient. do you have any suggestions on correcting the temp problem? will the cakes fruit anyway? do you want the free tattoo work that i promised, that is if we can arrage it? i'm in dallas


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121604 - 12/08/02 06:36 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

like I said, your pumps will be heating up and pumping warm air into your chambers.
So turn them off for a few hours at a time to allow the temperature to drop.
Leave your terrarium open for a while to also drop the temperature.
Put a glass of ice water in the terrariums as well.


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121605 - 12/08/02 06:36 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

oh and by the way thank you for responding to my questions i really do appreciate your input


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121610 - 12/08/02 06:41 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

that makes sense. actually i already put a bag of ice in the box with my air pumps in hopes that it would cause cool air to be pumped into the terrariums. i'll go turn the pumps off and do the glass of ice water thing. thanx.


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: DERRAYLD]
    #1121611 - 12/08/02 06:42 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

is the whole room temp that or just inside the
boxes?The only real way to get the room heat
down is to bring in cooler air,or look at were the
heat is coming from i.e lighting,electrical stuff ext
But of course your in texas so i suppose its just
dam hot there.Have you thought of an air conditioner?
to drop overall heat levels?
P.s got enuff tats tx :smile: 


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: G a n j a]
    #1121619 - 12/08/02 06:50 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

actually its cold here in tx right now. yes the whole closet is warm. i have an air purifier running in there alot so that motor may be the cause of the temp. i feel like a damn retard for asking all of this and the answers have been quite obvious. should my cakes look the way they do.? if i drop the temp. successfully what should i expect to see? if the temp were to remain the same what would eventually happen?


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121626 - 12/08/02 06:56 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

Well from what you explained it would sound like primordia has begun forming which will soon convert to hyphal knotts and pins.
So be patient and continue fanning and misting.


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: DERRAYLD]
    #1121636 - 12/08/02 07:06 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

thanx man ill chill and see what happens. you sure you have too many tattoos? i love tattooing crazy style shit. psychedelic shit. if i knew more about my damn laptop, well computers in general i'd post some flics of some of my stuff. maybe when my computer literate girlfriend wakes up i can get her to do it for me. you might dig it. its free you'll have to fly me to s. africa though


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121639 - 12/08/02 07:09 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

So how will you get one of those tatts to me here in SA?


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: DERRAYLD]
    #1121643 - 12/08/02 07:17 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

in my line of work i can go anywhere in the world an find a job that pays very well. i actually didn't notice that you are in s. africa until 3 minutes ago but hey ive never been there and it would actually be kinda cool to check it out. cant make any promises for the very near future though.


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: fungusflip]
    #1121702 - 12/08/02 09:32 AM (14 years, 5 days ago)

>and do the glass of ice water thing
frozen pop bottles rotated daily work wonders too!


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Re: pinning problem need a few educated answers [Re: rawtoxic]
    #1121820 - 12/08/02 12:17 PM (14 years, 5 days ago)

i've had the one 1qt. jar of ice water in each terrarium now for about 4 or 5 hours, i turned off the air purifier and the air pumps and things have changed for the better the overall room temp is down to 78 degrees and the temps. inside the terrariums is down to 80 degrees. everything is cool now i hope and maybe i'll see some pins real soon and show the results. thanks for all of the help. :cool: 


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