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Offlinefugu
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slow casing colonization question
    #1301198 - 02/12/03 02:35 AM (13 years, 11 months ago)

i made 2 casings 3 days ago
i haven t got foil so i use saranwrap
i mix the grains with sheep dung and horse dung peat verm groundlime
i put the grains at bottom ,very thin layer and the substrade is 1.5 inch
27-28 c my temps
my asking is very simple
does the speed of colonization of the substrade has got a relationship,with the nutrients in the substrade ?

its 40*60 big casing
2 times saranwrap and 12 holes like 0,5cm diameter
is it too much ,have i got a lack of air exchange?


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Re: slow casing colonization question [Re: fugu]
    #1301249 - 02/12/03 03:08 AM (13 years, 11 months ago)

Well, I haven't been around very long, but I can tell you one thing which you are guaranteed to hear in regards to this situation: *wait*. 3 days is not enough time to judge anything.. especially the colonization of a casing..

As far as nutes in the substrate, common sense would tell me that yes, more nutritious substrate would be colonized faster, if only because the mycellium would be that much stronger.


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Re: slow casing colonization question [Re: Arsenal]
    #1301268 - 02/12/03 03:19 AM (13 years, 11 months ago)

i saw how fast it colonizes when i took my case in my hands.they plastic and you can see the sides.


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Re: slow casing colonization question [Re: fugu]
    #1301668 - 02/12/03 06:47 AM (13 years, 11 months ago)

so?


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Re: slow casing colonization question [Re: fugu]
    #1301701 - 02/12/03 07:04 AM (13 years, 11 months ago)



You should wait!!! :grin: 


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