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OfflineAuradefect
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question about giant casing in a tubberware
    #1436365 - 04/07/03 03:55 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

Pretty soon my friend is about to try and make a giant casing in one big tubberware container. He has done casings before with success and thinks it would be interesting to go this route next. He also understands that you add 1/4" casing for every 1" of substrate. The only thing he would like to know is if there is a limit on how far you can take this. So how deep can you make the substrate? He figures once you get to a certain depth that it may no longer be beneficial and might be a waste of substrate or may even be harmful if too deep. Let me know cause he wont stop buggin me about it!

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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: Auradefect]
    #1436465 - 04/07/03 04:28 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

I would not bother making layer much thicker than 1 inch.. at the most.



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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: PooPs]
    #1436477 - 04/07/03 04:32 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

About the size... as long as you don't drown it..... as big as you want to should be do-able.


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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: PooPs]
    #1436569 - 04/07/03 05:01 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

you mean you wouldnt bother making the top casing layer more than 1 inch. So if i made the top casing layer 1 inch then the substrate underneath it would be 4 inches.

Any second opinions?

also how deep should he make the bottom verm layer under the 4" substrate.



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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: Auradefect]
    #1436594 - 04/07/03 05:12 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

If using cakes or whole grain as substrate, a depth of a few inches is best for maximum yields. If using bulk substates such as straw or compost the maximum depth should be about 6 inches (1 1/2" casing).


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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: Pantherina]
    #1436599 - 04/07/03 05:14 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

he is using popcorn.


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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: Auradefect]
    #1436650 - 04/07/03 05:37 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

pop corn mixed with poop/straw right?

or you are gonna need a whooooole lot of pop-corn.


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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: PooPs]
    #1436658 - 04/07/03 05:41 PM (14 years, 26 days ago)

he will have 12 quarts of popcorn. that should be enough eh?


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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: Auradefect]
    #1437830 - 04/08/03 12:38 AM (14 years, 26 days ago)

12.. ha.. yeah. !!! that should do it!! hahahahaha....

Get a 20 to 100 pound bag of poop to add to it... while you are at it!!



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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: PooPs]
    #1437922 - 04/08/03 01:12 AM (14 years, 26 days ago)

I doubt you'd need 12 qrts for one tub, maybe 3-4 tops. Save some jars and make a few tubes, better play the odds.


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Re: question about giant casing in a tubberware [Re: michael_mycol]
    #1437948 - 04/08/03 01:24 AM (14 years, 26 days ago)

1 quart per tub is pleanty of spawn


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