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Offlinexwave3000
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Low yields
    #1443924 - 04/09/03 07:30 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

My friend wanted me to ask a question about low yields. He's using 2 brf cakes on verm casing. His recent first flush yielded him 29.2 wet grams. Anyone have any idea why the yield was so low? Thanks


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Re: Low yields [Re: xwave3000]
    #1443936 - 04/09/03 07:32 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Because BRF cakes suck. Try casing them or moving on to grains and poo.


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Re: Low yields [Re: z@z.com]
    #1443956 - 04/09/03 07:37 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

He did case, with verm.

BRF does suck, but your 2nd flush will be better :smile:


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Re: Low yields [Re: BigJohnson]
    #1444065 - 04/09/03 08:20 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

whats the average yield for a casing?


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Re: Low yields [Re: AKcultivator]
    #1444082 - 04/09/03 08:29 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

That would depend on a lot of things, but you are better off casing IMO.


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Re: Low yields [Re: BigJohnson]
    #1444130 - 04/09/03 08:47 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

its because you cased with verm...straight verm is usually a weak casing...next time use 50/50 or coco


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Re: Low yields [Re: xwave3000]
    #1444153 - 04/09/03 08:54 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

two major factors affecting yield
aside from substrate are:

1. air exchange

co2 buildup can lead to few, short, skinny,
generally disappointing mushrooms

2. availability of moisture in substrate

mushrooms are +/-90% water, to support
a large, healthy flush, you're going to
need to make sure that there is plenty
of it available in the substrate.

try dunking your cakes before casing
or other means of rehydration before
and between flushes.



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Re: Low yields [Re: afoaf]
    #1444362 - 04/09/03 09:50 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

well, he fans for 30 seconds two times a day. What should he change that to?


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Re: Low yields [Re: xwave3000]
    #1444418 - 04/09/03 10:03 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

next time inoculate the ryes.


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