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dunking after 3 day birth
    #1690751 - 07/06/03 07:37 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

hey there, if i birthed my cake and placed it in the fruiting chamber 3 days ago can i take it out tonight and dunk it and then put it back in or do i have to dunk it only RIGHT after birth? thankyou also could you give me some good links to good teks. also how do you drain the cake and how long do you wait to put the cake back in the fruiting chamber after you have removed it from the water. peace


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Re: dunking after 3 day birth [Re: fieldcubensis17]
    #1690767 - 07/06/03 07:50 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

http://www.mycotopia.net/teks/dunktek.html

As long as there aren't pins forming on it already, you should be okay to dunk (dunking would damage or kill the pins).

If it is pinning, I'd wait till after the first flush.


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Re: dunking after 3 day birth [Re: neutralizer]
    #1690776 - 07/06/03 07:55 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

This got me thinking;

My mom grows african violets. She has this neat system for watering; the puts a length of yarn in the pot with the plant in it, then lets the other end of the yarn hang in a bowl of water/nutrients. Water travels up the yarn to nourish the plants.

I wonder if something like this could be done for cakes? I guess it would really increase the chances for contam, but if it were done in a clean terrarium/environment, maybe lost water could be replaced this way?


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Re: dunking after 3 day birth [Re: neutralizer]
    #1691171 - 07/06/03 10:22 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Placing the cake directly on wet perlite would have essentially the same effect.  People have claimed increased yields from doing so, but there's also an increased chance of contam.  Do a search for more info.  :smile:


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