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Confusion Over Jars
    #11399843 - 11/06/09 07:15 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Howdy! I have 3 jars that are 100% colonized. The problem is...I don't know when they reached 100% percent. Is there any way to tell if they are ready to be birthed? I want to dunk and roll, but I also don't want contam's due to an incomplete colonization of the center. Any help?


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11399881 - 11/06/09 07:20 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

if they are 100% just fruit em. i have waited three days after 100%, i have also birthed right after 100%. either is fine. you'll be good:thumbup:


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11399908 - 11/06/09 07:25 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

There is a larger surface area around the outside of your jars than the distance from wall to wall, (radius vs diameter, {or circumference}).  Therefore, if you can only see full colonization from the outside of the jars, the "inside" is most assuredly colonized as well. :thumbup:


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11399962 - 11/06/09 07:33 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

i always wait until i see knots in the jar. but since you probably dont have a firm grasp on what knots look like then just wait a few days and then birth. it is not absolutely crucial that you birth them exactly 7 days. but you shouldnt birth them right at 100 percent either..its just pointless to do so. the cakes will just sit there and dry out even more.


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: prismism]
    #11400330 - 11/06/09 08:43 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Well these ones have definitely been 100% for 4 days at the least. They are currently in the dunk! I just hope that I can get the humidity high in my FC. The mushroom smell of the cakes is also very reassuring. Anyone have advice on how to get the humidity up in a perlite FC? I have some holes, but a alot less than the shotgun FC.


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11400339 - 11/06/09 08:45 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Just follow the shotgun tek to a T. Use 4-5 inches of wet/strained perlite, holes on all sides of the FC. Keep the FC off the ground. Mist 3-4 times a day fan right after. Fan 5-6 times a day. Give it a 12/12 light cycle using a daylight floro bulb


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: Shea25]
    #11400710 - 11/06/09 10:13 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

The only problem with this is that I am trying to do a bit of a stealth grow. I am going to put more holes in the FC and I will be using Warm White LED lights. Hopefully more holes will up the humidity. If not, I will grab an air pump and bubble wands and see how that helps.


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11400740 - 11/06/09 10:19 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

You dont want to use warm lights for mushrooms use cool blues or daylights in the 6500K range


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: Shea25]
    #11400784 - 11/06/09 10:29 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Shit. I thought warm whites were the correct LEDS to use. Welp, that sucks. I am broke until next week and have cakes ready to fruit tomorrow. Will these LEDS work until I can get my hands on something different? Fuckin' Murphys Law. It never fails.


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11400802 - 11/06/09 10:33 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)



Find this at any store that sells bulbs.


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: DonPritchard]
    #11400818 - 11/06/09 10:35 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

The warm LED's will do something I guess in the meantime but i would try to get some Cool blues or Daylights ASAP


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Re: Confusion Over Jars [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #11400829 - 11/06/09 10:37 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

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Find this at any store that sells bulbs.




Yea that would be great and I am planning on doing this for the next grow (which will take place at a friends house where secrecy isn't a factor). At my apartment though, it is. A CFL would work wonders for this grow, but its just not an option. I really can't believe I grabbed the wrong LED lights. Noobie mistake. I guess those are bound to happen, eh? Ill figure something out, I guess.


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