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Agar question, wet or dry???
    #11298605 - 10/22/09 12:22 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Just trying to get a general idea of what will produce the better result when putting spores to Agar... Use a loop and apply dry or wet the loop a little and apply...


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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: cloudsaregathering]
    #11298612 - 10/22/09 12:23 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

dry .. no need for moisture.. dry loop picks up a ton of spores


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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: cloudsaregathering]
    #11298614 - 10/22/09 12:23 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

The problem with a wet loop is your going to get your print wet and this can cause problems


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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: truskool]
    #11298619 - 10/22/09 12:25 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

i personally would use spores that are already hydrated

this will cut germination time by a day or two

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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: noobieshroomie]
    #11298629 - 10/22/09 12:27 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

yes its great for speed but adding water to your agar will invite contaims


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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: truskool]
    #11298638 - 10/22/09 12:28 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

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yes its great for speed but adding water to your agar will invite contaims



even if it's sterile water... i see your point though...


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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: cloudsaregathering]
    #11298641 - 10/22/09 12:29 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

yea its sterile when you use it but then its not....


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Re: Agar question, wet or dry??? [Re: truskool]
    #11299262 - 10/22/09 02:34 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

I prefer flaming the loop and then cooling it in the agar, that way you pick up spores and spread them without having to smear right through your print.


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