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InvisibleHairyNipple
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ratio of Casing tray size : cakes
    #1561010 - 05/19/03 08:10 PM (15 years, 7 days ago)

got a few questions

1. How many hours of light does a cake or casing actually need a day? if someone were to grow in an ice chest, and put a flashlight in it a few hours a day is that good enough?

2. look at these pics, there are 1/2 pint jars in them for scale, how many crumbled BRF cakes should go into them?










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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: HairyNipple]
    #1561049 - 05/19/03 08:22 PM (15 years, 7 days ago)

i'd put 4-5 of those in there.


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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: shirley knott]
    #1561552 - 05/19/03 10:52 PM (15 years, 7 days ago)

i suppose a flashlight would be almost adequate, but do you want to have an almost adequate trip, or an almost adequate growing experience? At walmart you can get a mini flourescent full spectrum bulb that you can leave on for a few hours a day for like 10-20$. Go invest some money and it'll pay off big later. Youcould get a 10 gal aquarium lighthood too for about 40$


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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: HairyNipple]
    #1561672 - 05/19/03 11:30 PM (15 years, 7 days ago)



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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: lemunhed]
    #1561778 - 05/20/03 12:10 AM (15 years, 6 days ago)

a dual 40watt 48 inch FL hood can be bought at hardware express for 15$ plus tax, and 2.50$ each for 40watt unpackaged tubes. I've just recently (5 min ago) installed one in my closet to give the shroomies some light.


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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: photovorix]
    #1561789 - 05/20/03 12:15 AM (15 years, 6 days ago)

oh, you see, i am planning on putting them in an ice chest, what and how would i put it in there? also, you guys, how many BRF 1/2 pints can go into the bottom tray?


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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: HairyNipple]
    #1561804 - 05/20/03 12:22 AM (15 years, 6 days ago)

the light wont effect the potency of the shrooms at all, i would the the easiest thing would be to leave the lid open and cover with plastic wrap, a tap light would be better that a flash light i would think although i see no reason why that would work, but u can stick a tap light to the top of the lid, and shroomie r gonna grow towards the light, i believe four inces of substrate is the recommended limit, so i would say as many cakes as u can fit jars next to each other in it, then 2-3 more to fill in the gaps


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Re: ratio of Casing tray size : cakes [Re: MykeOfile]
    #1562326 - 05/20/03 05:12 AM (15 years, 6 days ago)

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the light wont effect the potency of the shrooms at all, i would the the easiest thing would be to leave the lid open and cover with plastic wrap, a tap light would be better that a flash light






I was wondering if anyone has had problems with the tap lights? I don't know if it's the humidity, but afoaf has some that sometimes work, sometimes don't. They are brand new and some have been ruined (bought a box of 6, so what the hell). I think it's the humidity.


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