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Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS?????
    #1221599 - 01/15/03 03:31 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

ok so my jars finally started colinizing today, but 2 of them have dark brown/black spots? what is this. contams????? what contam?


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: john706]
    #1221602 - 01/15/03 03:32 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Black head mold. Get rid of it.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: SixCee]
    #1221608 - 01/15/03 03:34 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

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Black head mold. Get rid of it.




Don't be so hasty. How big are they? Sometimes spores can clump up and form small black spots.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: z@z.com]
    #1221618 - 01/15/03 03:40 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

one has a dark spot towards the top which is about the size of a penny. and the other jar has 2 towards the middle on oppisite sides and those are the size of a dime. im using 1 pint jars.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: john706]
    #1221626 - 01/15/03 03:44 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Sounds like contamination. Sorry man.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: z@z.com]
    #1221631 - 01/15/03 03:46 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

figured soo. its my fist grow soo it was kinda expected. while incubating should the caps be screwed on all the way, or left a little loose for air to move? i dont want ti spreading


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: john706]
    #1221808 - 01/15/03 05:20 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I leave my lids snug until around 90% colonized or until they stall then loosen the lid. My jars are only 2/3 full usually and never seem to stall.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: john706]
    #1221825 - 01/15/03 05:28 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I leave my lids on tight until done. as long as the mix isn?t to packed in the jar and you keep your temps right you won?t have a problem.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: john706]
    #1222124 - 01/15/03 08:12 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

could be black pin mold.
could be spores.
could be dark peices of Verm.

can you post a picture?

I hope you haven't gotten a contam.


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Re: Jars started colinization!!!! DARK SPOTS????? [Re: Magash]
    #1223480 - 01/16/03 12:01 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I also leave my lids on until 100% colonization. Don't worry about air exchange at this point. You should wait a little while longer, just to make sure the jars are contaminated.


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