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OfflineMrREECE
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after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!!
    #1448778 - 04/11/03 04:46 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

Hey all I am just about to innoculate my jars and I was wondering if I should cover the poke holes or leave them open??? Does the substrate need to breath??? Please Help ASAP!!!! THanks

MrREECE


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1448791 - 04/11/03 04:59 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

if this is your first grow read the pf tek and follow it word for word. to answer your ?, leave them closed.


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: GoodOlBattonAss]
    #1448794 - 04/11/03 05:04 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

Hey thanks!! This is my first and I am following the PF tech!!! It does not say weather to cover the needle holes or not!!! So should I cover them for all of inncubation or what???


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1448799 - 04/11/03 05:14 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

if you have a verm layer on top you dont need to cover the wholes...


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: tastyshroom]
    #1448805 - 04/11/03 05:20 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

Hey thanks alot bro!!! Thats all I needed!!!!


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1448807 - 04/11/03 05:21 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

any other input before I innoculate in about 2 hours would be great!!!


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1448985 - 04/11/03 08:57 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

don't forget to wear a yellow t-shirt, and NEVER have cornflakes on inoculation day :smile:


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1449003 - 04/11/03 09:09 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

I find gas exchange to be important or else colonization can stall. I use micropore tape which is cheap and effective and allows the myc to breathe whilst still protecting the jars from contams.


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: Bi0TeK]
    #1449130 - 04/11/03 10:34 AM (14 years, 23 days ago)

Me to i use micro pore medical tape, the sort that holds on wound dressings.You may have some in the house.I not leave the holes as they are but place a sheet of tin foil over the jar lid and squeese to fit.Use an elastic band to hold it on if you like to.


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: Paid]
    #1449657 - 04/11/03 02:19 PM (14 years, 23 days ago)

i heard you can place a coffee filter doubled up on top of the jars held in place with a rubberband. im still kinda new and you might want to double chek to make sure thats right


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: 101878]
    #1450304 - 04/11/03 05:43 PM (14 years, 23 days ago)

tin foil seems to work great for the guy on my couch..but thats just the word on the street


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: freestEYEla]
    #1451018 - 04/11/03 10:59 PM (14 years, 22 days ago)

Hey thanks all!!!! I have tried a few of each so I will let you all know what works best!!!!!


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1451043 - 04/11/03 11:14 PM (14 years, 22 days ago)

couldnt you use the tyvtek as a good filter, from what i hear its the best filter method around and its cheap :smile:. You will notice next to my name i do not have a outstanding amount of post so i may very well be wrong.


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: MrREECE]
    #1451046 - 04/11/03 11:15 PM (14 years, 22 days ago)


cover the holes w/ tape, foil etc... it wil ward off contams. while they are starting out.


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Re: after I innoculate question???? PLs Help!!! [Re: Nah]
    #1451891 - 04/12/03 09:18 AM (14 years, 22 days ago)

Quote:

couldnt you use the tyvtek as a good filter, from what i hear its the best filter method around and its cheap :smile:. You will notice next to my name i do not have a outstanding amount of post so i may very well be wrong. 




You don't really need tyvtek or any other filters while using the PF Tek, the strait verm layer acts as the only buffer that you need. 

Many people like to leave the holes covered with tape for the first week or so, and then take the tape off to allow a bit more gas exchange once the white stuff has really started to grow.  But your milage may vary. 

Covering with tin-foil, coffee filters, or other buffers is not necessary, but can act as one additional layer of protection if your environment is especially dirty and you want to be extra careful.


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