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Getting the most out of my spawn...
    #11394672 - 11/06/09 12:22 AM (8 years, 3 months ago)

So I recently bought some of those empty sterilizable spawn bags (like these:  http://www.themadseason.com/emptybags.asp)...I filled one up with some cracked corn (and a little verm), about 10 quarts or so.  Then I spawned a fully colonized jar of grain into the bag...and it's doing pretty well actually.

Initially I was planning on spawning this whole bag of corn to straw, but now I'm starting to wonder if I can split this bag into two, and spawn it into two separate tubs.  What is the standard for 50 gal tubs, assuming ~6" high w/ straw? - I figured 7 quarts of spawn is ideal, but if I can get along with 5 then that's what I'll be doing (instead of using all 10 for one tub).  I've never done this before so any insight would be greatly appreciated. =)


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Re: Getting the most out of my spawn... [Re: staratsx]
    #11395059 - 11/06/09 01:34 AM (8 years, 3 months ago)

a 1:6 RATIO is as high as you should go
that 1 part spawn to six parts bulk

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