Home | Community | Message Board

Crestline Sales - MycoPath
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Rye Grain, Wild Bird Seed

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
enlightened darkmatter

Registered: 10/12/00
Posts: 110
Loc: middle of nowhere
Last seen: 1 month, 13 days
cheap container: good idea or disaster waiting to happen?
    #1276577 - 02/04/03 06:12 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Well.. unfortunately for me, it's rent time and it had gone up, so i was trying to think of a good cheap container. If i could steal them from work i'd be totally set, so then i was thinking what could i steal from work. boxes, i work in a DG so we have lots of boxes around and i was thinking if i lined it with a bag or what would be perfect is like a spray on polymer that hardened to a tough plastic. but, not very economically sound at the moment.

so i'm going to use a bag, i remember a cheap fruiting chamber built up sorta like that.. using chopsticks or what not. This way though you can also control the light even when you have to go in there and look around.. plus it's disposable.. in great abundace (imagine how much packaging material is thrown away every year) so in a way i'm reusing what would've otherwise been rotting away in a land fill.

I was just going to case in this though and keep it moist in there.. without the use of a terrarium. Let it be it's own terrarium.. I've done this with a straw bed with great success but was going to add a little dung and potting soil to this dung to give it a nice matrix to grow on.

Good idea or no?

Also something interesting:
I was cooking up some millet and rye to innoculate and unfortunately what was in the bottom was a real hard cake and loose dry kernels on top. i didn't feel like wasting all that considering i got it all from the health food store, not that cheap. So i substituted the millet for the whole quiona and the rye from the whole brown rice. Ground up the quiona and brown rice and followed accordingly.. leaving out the birdseed (millet took care of that). So just by rearranging the matrix i went from 0-100% colonization in 10 days. I'm not dissing aliens recipe at all.. i mean.. i love it and still use it. but.. i just thought it amazing. I innoculated the 25th of Jan. Fastest jar i EVER had. Creeper strain.

that is all i think.. i appreciate any and all input.. .
except if you're going to bitch about my format or grammar or something

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 46
Loc: sucked into a black hole ...
Last seen: 13 years, 10 months
Re: cheap container: good idea or disaster waiting to happen? [Re: sirJ]
    #1276600 - 02/04/03 06:20 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

As long as you have the proper conditions,
Air exchange
Then is does not matter what you have as a container.

Best of Luck. AWG

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Brown Rice Flour, Rye Grain, Wild Bird Seed

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* New container idea for bulk? Dragonaut 867 11 12/12/04 01:58 PM
by spliffmasta
* dudes major newbie disaster waiting to happen - much advice needed
( 1 2 all )
tenotoge 2,776 35 11/26/08 07:44 AM
by German Kahuna
* RYE Flour/WBS and new substrate containers, ideas welcome JewelessCaesar 780 10 01/17/08 02:00 AM
by Crasher
* Cheap incubator ideas . . . fleshofgods 628 1 03/21/03 02:53 AM
by no-tone
* 100cc container idea GreyStreet 837 4 03/11/04 04:54 PM
by GreyStreet
* NEW CONTAINER IDEA for CAKES BUSHY 448 3 04/10/06 04:33 PM
by skeletor
* Any cheap terrarium ideas? trip2trip 781 3 07/31/01 03:25 PM
by L3D
* please give response to my birthing container idea! (pic)
( 1 2 all )
WhiteBunny 2,581 20 09/15/05 03:10 PM
by mycofile

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
493 topic views. 24 members, 93 guests and 29 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Original Seeds Store - Cannabis Seeds
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.027 seconds spending 0.006 seconds on 19 queries.