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OfflinePDU
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Gonna be gone for a week, help!
    #1341312 - 02/27/03 07:14 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

What can i do for my cakes...if im going to be gone for a week, They are double end cased if that makes any difference. I think i am basically screwed as far as air exchange is concerned. Any suggestions?


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Re: Gonna be gone for a week, help! [Re: PDU]
    #1341329 - 02/27/03 07:28 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

Have you thought about using the Polyfill tek? How far along are the cakes?

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Re: Gonna be gone for a week, help! [Re: PDU]
    #1341331 - 02/27/03 07:29 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

Get yourself a fish tank air-pump and bubbler. You'll also need a timer. The bubbler should suffice. People have grown without manually fanning and have still gotten great results (with a bubbler).


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Re: Gonna be gone for a week, help! [Re: PDU]
    #1341337 - 02/27/03 07:34 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

Pick all the frust off of them, knock all the pins off, put them in a tupperware container and put them in the fridge. When u get back dunk them and put them back into your terrarium and they should be fine. The cold will slow the pinning and the dunk will replace any moisture lost in the fridge. Just make sure the tupperware container is airtight to keep the cakes from drying yout completely and to keep contams from the fridge from getting in.


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Re: Gonna be gone for a week, help! [Re: GratefulDread]
    #1341369 - 02/27/03 07:51 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

Yep. Fridge is the way to go.


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Re: Gonna be gone for a week, help! [Re: GratefulDread]
    #1341516 - 02/27/03 09:28 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

Not only that, it's a great cold shock. I left for 3 days . . . I put my casing in the fridge and when I came back, I put it in the terrarium. Pins the next day!


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Re: Gonna be gone for a week, help! [Re: PDU]
    #1341766 - 02/28/03 01:44 AM (13 years, 9 months ago)

thats why i use a cool mist for air exchange....
i can leave my babies unattended for days at a time....
just come around every once and a while to change the water, check the perlite, harvest, and chuck the moldy ones....


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