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Offlinecreekfarmer
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Transition from pinning to fruiting oysters
    #1781722 - 08/05/03 03:02 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I am growing pearl oysters on wheat straw. I have the turkey bag sized bales in a fruiting chamber. At what point of pin development do you drop the humidity to the fruiting parameter?


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Re: Transition from pinning to fruiting oysters [Re: creekfarmer]
    #1782995 - 08/05/03 10:06 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

You'll probably find that it erupts into fruit when you're not looking, or at least that's always my oyster experience :smile:

I've said it before and I'll say it again, often oysters seem to fruit in spite of themselves...so try not to worry too much. When you start seeing mature-ish fruit, keep an eye on things to stop them getting waterlogged and rotting.

-psy


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Re: Transition from pinning to fruiting oysters [Re: psyconaut]
    #1836160 - 08/21/03 05:11 AM (14 years, 10 months ago)

mate dont worry too much about the exact humidity requirements the oysters wiil grow within 20% of the recommended rH just make sure that there not too wet or dry.


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Re: Transition from pinning to fruiting oysters [Re: creekfarmer]
    #1837934 - 08/21/03 05:58 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

As you start to see the pins forming is the best time ime.
You'll notice them as darker smoother patches to start.


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Re: Transition from pinning to fruiting oysters [Re: balingupmadness]
    #1837953 - 08/21/03 06:05 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Golden Oysters are a bit more picky. But pearl... yes.. they aren't nearly as so.


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Re: Transition from pinning to fruiting oysters [Re: Raadt]
    #1847662 - 08/25/03 08:33 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

Thanks for the imformation. My bales feed me for a week straight. Then I dunked them and put them outside. They went off again. Although not that well. I have since found, cloned, and isolated a local strain of pearl oysters. My girlfriend found them growing on a waterbar at the rafting outpost were I work. I assume it is the Florida strain. They were fruiting vigorously and it has been in the high eighties. I guess the one of our many guests from Florida was carring a spore load. When I grew the tissue culture out, there were primordia forming on the tissue culture itself. I would be willing to trade cultures with anybody that was interested.


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