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Offlinewicish1
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Sit cake directly on perlite or not?
    #1760246 - 07/29/03 06:36 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Heres another issue with conflicting thoughts. Im pretty close to birthing some cakes and was wondering if I should sit them directly on the perlite or should I put something between them? Some say its ok and some say the cakes get waterlogged. So, whats the best way??


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: wicish1]
    #1760269 - 07/29/03 06:44 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Either way will work. Try it and if they start to look water logged, then put a piece of al. foil under them. :wink:


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: MrMaddHatter]
    #1760270 - 07/29/03 06:45 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Set them directly on. They will not get water logged. Water can only help.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: whole9]
    #1760287 - 07/29/03 06:51 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

OK thanks!


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: wicish1]
    #1760317 - 07/29/03 07:06 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

i wouldnt set them on the perlite. you will get contaminants easier. just put them on the jar lids or on a piece of foil.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: wicish1]
    #1760330 - 07/29/03 07:09 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

id most def reccomend -not- sitting them on perlite
try this:
wet a cake somehow ( you should dunk your cakes before birthing.. do this then ), and roll it into some vermiculite to get a thin layer on.
then put it on a plate or something to avoid direct contact with perlite.. If youre worried about contams w/ the perlite, add a bit of h202 to it, but not so much liquid that itll be way oversaturated


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: ]
    #1760663 - 07/29/03 08:55 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

set them on something dark, like a black bag.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: MsPacMan]
    #1760737 - 07/29/03 09:19 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

What does sitting them on something black help?? Just wondering!!


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: whole9]
    #1760761 - 07/29/03 09:22 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

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Set them directly on. They will not get water logged. Water can only help.




Absolutely not true. I would have something between them for the first flush and then set them directly to rehydrate them.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: wicish1]
    #1760767 - 07/29/03 09:23 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

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wicish1 said:
What does sitting them on something black help?? Just wondering!!




It doesn't reflect light well.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: SixCee]
    #1760777 - 07/29/03 09:25 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

The mushrooms will grow up towards the light rather than down towards the reflection of the light.

i just read on someones grow log that they put a centimeter of verm on the perlite then put teh cake on that and have excellent results.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: MsPacMan]
    #1760784 - 07/29/03 09:27 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Sounds like they're asking for contams.


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Re: Sit cake directly on perlite or not? [Re: SixCee]
    #1760803 - 07/29/03 09:33 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Verm roll, tis (probably) the only way you could have seen it.


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