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Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~
    #1598069 - 06/01/03 01:37 PM (15 years, 20 days ago)

Cakes were birthed 6 days ago. Humidity is around 90% and the myc seems to be growing like crazy. But I do have this weird coloration on three of the cakes. It looks to be a light yellow with a orangish tint. Contams? Piss? Anyone? Thanks!



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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: searsponcho]
    #1598278 - 06/01/03 03:24 PM (15 years, 20 days ago)

I can't tell you if that's a contam or not (some signs can show up later, so time will tell) but if it isn't, it could be piss or dried mycelium.
I bet on the last issue, cakes need to be highly hydrated, you have to up those Rh levels to at least 95%.

MAIA


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: MAIA]
    #1598352 - 06/01/03 04:08 PM (15 years, 20 days ago)

Right now I'm hand spraying with the typical pf terrarium setup and it's a bitch trying to keep the humidity up and the cakes just seem like they might be getting dry. Do you think perlite is the way to go?


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: searsponcho]
    #1598744 - 06/01/03 06:24 PM (15 years, 20 days ago)

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Right now I'm hand spraying with the typical pf terrarium setup and it's a bitch trying to keep the humidity up and the cakes just seem like they might be getting dry. Do you think perlite is the way to go?   





Yes.  :cool: 


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: FunkyBudah]
    #1600425 - 06/02/03 04:00 AM (15 years, 20 days ago)

put a bowl or two with 10% h202 + 90% h20 inside of your tarrarium


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: searsponcho]
    #1606996 - 06/04/03 04:06 AM (15 years, 18 days ago)

Switched to perlite from the hand spraying and added some h202 to the water and humidity climbed to 100% overnight. Things are look goooood! The orange tint seems to be fading and being eaten up with the white frosty goodness. Thanks for the suggestions!  :grin: 


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: searsponcho]
    #1610334 - 06/05/03 04:38 AM (15 years, 17 days ago)

Seems like you are on a role, keep it up.


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: Zwieback0]
    #1613412 - 06/06/03 01:07 AM (15 years, 16 days ago)

I know what you mean man I had a yellowish colour on mine as well that had me a lil worried at first...but as with you it faded and they went on too produce shrooms :smile:


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Re: Orangish Yellow Contam? ~Picture~ [Re: ]
    #1617512 - 06/08/03 02:02 AM (15 years, 14 days ago)

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I know what you mean man I had a yellowish colour on mine as well that had me a lil worried at first...but as with you it faded and they went on too produce shrooms :smile: 




Mine as well....it seems to happen but never affects much. :confused: 


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