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uh oh big question
    #1272059 - 02/02/03 09:00 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

i got my jars in the incubator at 85 degress but the humidity in there is only ayt 53% does it need to be humid where the cakes are in the jars or only while fruiting


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Re: uh oh big question [Re: evilacid]
    #1272110 - 02/02/03 09:23 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

i dont think i have to have it humid while its in the jars i never read that


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Re: uh oh big question [Re: evilacid]
    #1272124 - 02/02/03 09:36 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

During incubation it doesn't really matter what your humidity is, as long as it's not 4% <--(for example only). If it's this low, I'd imagine that the substrate would dry out before full colonization is attained. 54% will be just fine.

P.S. -- I think you may want to knock your temp down by ~3 degrees. This is because colonizing mycelium generates heat, and so the jars are a bit warmer than the environment around them. It will not kill them to have it slightly above 86*F, but if I remember correctly, 84*F will produce considerably faster colonization times than 87-88*F.


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Re: uh oh big question [Re: evilacid]
    #1272125 - 02/02/03 09:37 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

You want some humidity in there but it isn't a major concern.


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Re: uh oh big question [Re: Roadkill]
    #1272141 - 02/02/03 09:45 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

well i guess its 83.7 rounded to 84 so i guess the jars are at like 86 so your saying i should make it 82 in there so the jars are at 84


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Re: uh oh big question [Re: evilacid]
    #1272144 - 02/02/03 09:47 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

Nope, you're just fine. I thought you were saying that the temp inside the incubator was at 85*F . . . if it's at 83.7*F, you should be perfect.


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