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OfflineBob_J
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casing contam problems
    #1727734 - 07/18/03 03:25 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

afoaf had cased some horse poo with 50/50 coir/verm with some oyster shell as a buffer. and after about 5 days it became contaminated. yellow sulpher looking nasty stuff popped up everywhere. he used a tek he read on mycotopia about mixing the coir/verm up then adding water to get the proper hydration. then he wrapped it in tin foil and baked it in the oven for 1 hour at 250 degrees. he let it sit for a day to let it cool down, then cased.
what did afoaf do wrong?. my guess is he may have cooked it at to high a temp and sterilized it instead of pasturizing it. afoaf has never had problems with contams, although he's been using the pf tek for quite some time.


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Re: casing contam problems [Re: Bob_J]
    #1727762 - 07/18/03 03:43 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

i've got no idea what went wrong... i'm about to use the very same substrate and casing tek you just described though.. i hope mine doesn't succumb to yellow nastiness. hmm...


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Re: casing contam problems [Re: ]
    #1728128 - 07/18/03 05:48 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

Might wanna post this in the "CONTAMINATION FORUM" Cough, cough. =)


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Re: casing contam problems [Re: Se77vN]
    #1728145 - 07/18/03 06:01 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

I actually have been having alot of problems with cobweb in my casing, I think I finally have it figured out. You are right about pasteurizing, you should do that. You should view casing as less of a sterilie procedure, and a more natural procedure. You should pasteurize your substrate, then try to make your casing in a relatively clean room (clean surface, spray some lysol) but then you don't have to seal it up, contams love stagnant C02 rich air and high humidity. You should fan your casing whenever you fan your terrarium and cover it only loosely with tin foil with vents in it, just spray it a few times a day to keep it moist. Make sure not to get it overwet because that is also just asking for cobweb or other shit. That's all the general casing info I know, you can thank mycofile for telling me all that stuff. He is the MAN!


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