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OfflineRobbyrob
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straight verm casing sucks!!!
    #1448382 - 04/11/03 07:52 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

i know alot of you peeps said "dont go straight verm" but i did just to try the casing thing and get a feel for it. Now i have moved on to bigger and better things. I will be doing a 50/50+ tek i belleve in about a good 2 weeks once these jars fully colonize. Man u know before i got 90 grms. wet on a single verm casing.

hope to do a little better than that on a 50/50. i would be happy with 100w/10d gms.


Rob


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: Robbyrob]
    #1448516 - 04/11/03 08:49 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

i agree with you rob, i got the same thing, but the 50/50 wihtout the crushed oyster shells or limestone (which i have no idea where to find if you can help me out there) was DEFINETELY better. from one 1/2 pint and 1 pint on first flush i got 20 dry g's.
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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: jakeholman]
    #1448524 - 04/11/03 08:52 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

wow thats nice.. I am going to substitue the oyster shells with calcium carbonate.

Rob


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: Robbyrob]
    #1448531 - 04/11/03 08:55 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

My first casing ever (I'm not sure where I read to do this) was a layer of moist vermiculite, crumbled cakes on top of that, then a layer of about 40/60 Vermiculite/unsterilised potting mix.

Worked great.


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: oO_wombat_Oo]
    #1448642 - 04/11/03 09:56 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

it all does the job really. the only dif it seems is the ph level, i havent done testing yet but keep it at 7. and i found out to get oyster shells from pet stores but what is calcium carbonate???


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: jakeholman]
    #1448667 - 04/11/03 10:13 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Calcium carbonate (CaCo3-) is the ingredient in crushed oyster shell that you're seeking...however, in crushed oyster shell it breaks down much slower than the powder/flour form of CaCo3-.

one thing i want to ask, is that normally a pH buffer consists of A acid/base, plus a salt of th at acid/base...now of CaCo3- is to be used as the salt..what is the base? or if CaCo3- is the Actual, base, what is the salt thereof? i know that HCo3- is a weak acid, therefore CaCo3- should be the salt of the conjugate base, but that means that lime flour would be the actual base...anyone know what the molecular makeup of the aforementioned substnance is?


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    #1448678 - 04/11/03 10:20 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Post deleted by Script

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Edited by PJDIDDLE (06/09/10 02:54 AM)


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: PJDIDDLE]
    #1448768 - 04/11/03 11:33 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Could any one give me a url to a alternative casing page so I can learn these teks they would be much appreciated.


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: trev]
    #1448802 - 04/11/03 12:16 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Ive never cased..me being only in the 10th grade at age 16 live with my parents..
My mom is a pastor and my dad would kill me..
I have my shrooms goin on a low operation..4 jars..once i move out i plann to be going big..real big
I am doing it at such a young age because so i can be pro by the time i move out..i already gaining much experience and feel like i know alot about the PF tek..
I dunno why i said all that


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: Robbyrob]
    #1448821 - 04/11/03 12:45 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

straight verm casing sucks!!!

indeed


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: trev]
    #1448963 - 04/11/03 03:36 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

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Could any one give me a url to a alternative casing page so I can learn these teks they would be much appreciated.




Casing FAQ Page


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: Robbyrob]
    #1449796 - 04/11/03 09:58 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Calcium Carbonate dissociates to Ca2+ and (CO3)2- Hydrogen ions from the acidic peat are neutralized by the base (CO3)2- + 1H+----> (HCO3)1-. Thus the acidic H+ is neutralized by the CO3 2- ion increase the pH to more alkaline levels.


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: chemicalrocker1]
    #1450737 - 04/12/03 04:18 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

hey script-i was just told pet stores, i haven't tested it out and bought some yet, but if all else fails then feed stores will work, thanks.


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: jakeholman]
    #1450765 - 04/12/03 04:28 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Go to walmart and get their compost stuff, just look on the pack for Ingredients, Vermiculite, Spaghum Peat Moss, Limestone, and its all premixed.


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: FocusHawaii]
    #1450795 - 04/12/03 04:37 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

WICKED!!


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: tastyshroom]
    #1450971 - 04/12/03 05:38 AM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Quote:

Ive never cased..me being only in the 10th grade at age 16 live with my parents..
My mom is a pastor and my dad would kill me..
I have my shrooms goin on a low operation..4 jars..once i move out i plann to be going big..real big
I am doing it at such a young age because so i can be pro by the time i move out..i already gaining much experience and feel like i know alot about the PF tek..
I dunno why i said all that




hahahah im in the same boat as you...except i know away around the parents and ive got casings, cakes, etc.....think about your friends closets....=)


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Re: straight verm casing sucks!!! [Re: tastyshroom]
    #1452117 - 04/12/03 07:32 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Quote:

Ive never cased..me being only in the 10th grade at age 16 live with my parents..
My mom is a pastor and my dad would kill me..
I have my shrooms goin on a low operation..4 jars..once i move out i plann to be going big..real big
I am doing it at such a young age because so i can be pro by the time i move out..i already gaining much experience and feel like i know alot about the PF tek..
I dunno why i said all that




Just remember that what you are doing is HIGHLY illegal. If you get busted growing in your parents house . . . THEY could lose their house forever. Don't tell ANYONE you are growing and don't take the shrooms in an environment that is not COMPLETLY safe. If people want to know where you got the shrooms from, tell them you picked them. By growing in your parents house you are making a choice to put them at great risk without their knowledge or consent, so don't do anything stupid.


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