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InvisibleUniverseman2000
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    #1500473 - 04/28/03 01:06 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Do you leave the foil or tape over the holes of the jars while they are incubating? Don't the mycellium need oxygen to grow? Any thoughts?


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Re: Incubating [Re: Universeman2000]
    #1500479 - 04/28/03 01:08 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Yes i use micropore medical tape, overs use tinfoil placed over the top and held on with an elastic band.Both and other ways stil allow enougth air exchange.


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Re: Incubating [Re: Paid]
    #1500489 - 04/28/03 01:13 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

I've got proffesional grade masking tape over the holes right now. I have 11 jars in a rubbermaid plastic container. It's been 2 days since innoculation. No signs of growth yet. I've kept the temp. around 70-80 F. You sure they are getting enough oxygen?


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Re: Incubating [Re: Universeman2000]
    #1500516 - 04/28/03 01:28 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Quote:

You sure they are getting enough oxygen?



They have plenty for now. As the jars colonize you'll want to remove that tape to keep things going.


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Re: Incubating [Re: dog]
    #1500551 - 04/28/03 01:50 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Yep, masking tape also has worked fine for me.You prob will not
see signs of growth till the 4th or 5th day, somtimes a bit longer.
Dont worrie yet, only worrie after 10 days and no signs of life.


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