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InvisibleZero7a1
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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Evolving]
    #1399280 - 03/21/03 06:55 PM (21 years, 2 months ago)

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Effed]
    #1406516 - 03/24/03 02:38 PM (21 years, 2 months ago)

now we need a test of CC next to RC - Regular Corn.


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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Rastafari]
    #1414435 - 03/27/03 12:21 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Do it!  :laugh:

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Effed]
    #1415665 - 03/27/03 09:26 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

I picked up a bag of cracked corn.I soaked over night,rinced,and filled the jars like normal.After pressure cooking and cooling it clumped up.I tried gypsum but it did'nt help.Next i used some paper litter to break the clumps up.That worked so i saw how fast the mycelium coloinized the cracked corn,much faster then rye,millet,wheat.The next thing i tried was replacing the paper litter with popcorn.The popcorn worked just as good at breaking up the clumps,plus it has nutrients the paper does'nt.The last thing i tried was after rincing for hours i put the corn in a pillow case and hung it up like straw.After hanging for 24hours,or until the pillow case looked dry.I broke the clumps up with my hand then filled the jars.After pressure cooking and cooling the jars shook like normal grain.The point is that the corn needs to be washed a shitload and then left to dry for 24hours.Smaller jars break up on their own,but quarts needed to be mixed with something like popcorn to keep it from sticking.

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Starspawn]
    #1415752 - 03/27/03 10:53 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Nice post!! Thank you.

Try some vermiculite. :smile:

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate Preparation. [Re: Effed]
    #1430324 - 04/04/03 10:51 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Anyone have any results?  :smile:

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate Preparation. [Re: Effed]
    #1450201 - 04/11/03 03:00 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate Preparation. [Re: Effed]
    #1450423 - 04/11/03 04:40 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Thank you! Ifuckin hate grain! GODDAMNIT I hate grain. Man I will be trying this very very soon. ADD This Shit To The Faq!!

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate Preparation. [Re: Effed]
    #1473893 - 04/19/03 05:43 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)


cc was boiled 30 min, rinsed, and drained for an hr., nuked 9 min.(3 min at a time), then loaded into qt. jars and steamed for 90 min.

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate Preparation. [Re: deanofmean]
    #1476115 - 04/20/03 09:46 AM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Thanks guys!

Looking good.  :smile:


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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Effed]
    #1477489 - 04/20/03 08:46 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: fugu]
    #1477652 - 04/20/03 09:42 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

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TWR.... :cool:
 

 

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: TheWhiteRavens]
    #1477753 - 04/20/03 10:13 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Newbie Alert :tongue:

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Effed]
    #1486911 - 04/23/03 05:00 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

here is proof.. people it works really well.. here is my cousins attempts after two weeks..

the wet jars with the wet spots her threw out.. so really did grain xfers with the jar on the right


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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: dodder]
    #1487020 - 04/23/03 05:26 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Is it just me or does the jar on the left look contaminated?


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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Amanita_Dreamer]
    #1488738 - 04/24/03 08:39 AM (21 years, 1 month ago)

i'd say both left jars show signs of excessively slow growth, note how thick the mycellia has become, how it's pilling up at the edges. that's a sure sign that it's not spredding like it should. my guess is that cracked corn proly releases a bit more starch than one really wants and it's the starchy residue on the grains that is slowing growth. they really should be fully colonized at 2 weeks or very close to it.


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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Hippie3]
    #1490373 - 04/24/03 04:54 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

Well one really needs to take great care when straining the corn until all that residue is gone.

I wouldnt call 2 weeks extremely slow. Maybe not optimal but Id say 2 weeks to full colonization is pretty damn good for a first time.
You dont really get perfect jars till the 2nd - 3rd time.

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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Effed]
    #1493390 - 04/25/03 01:37 PM (21 years, 1 month ago)

So Hippe youre saying starch is bad?? More rinsing is in order then after boiling ...yes?


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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Amanita_Dreamer]
    #1494979 - 04/26/03 12:59 AM (21 years, 1 month ago)

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Well one really needs to take great care when straining the corn until all that residue is gone.




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Re: Cracked Corn Substrate. [Re: Effed]
    #1495027 - 04/26/03 01:24 AM (21 years, 1 month ago)

I need to get some CC .... I can't find it in the albersons...

ahhhhh ...................................!!!

but ... WOW ... those jars up there are sick... thats some good looking mycel... mannnnnnnn...... very butiful... :wink:


hmmmmmmmm...... can't I just chop my popcorn up and make it like CC...
would it work the same do you think....?

what do you guys think....?



TWR... :cool:

Edited by TheWhiteRavens (04/26/03 01:26 AM)

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