Home | Community | Message Board

Myco Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: Perlite, pH Test Strips

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Registered: 07/14/03
Posts: 13
Last seen: 13 years, 5 months
A question for the pros :-)
    #1918044 - 09/15/03 02:19 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Ok. here we go again. My friend has a casing going and it started to colonize but the colonization has slower down it appears. He has the casing in a rubbermade tub with perlite inthe bottom and it is well heated. He has foil covering the top of the 50-50+ casing in the tank. I was thikning that having the foil may be the reason for the colonization stoping its growth, Should he remove the foil or replace it with something better? Thanks again in advance.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 09/02/03
Posts: 32
Loc: Nowhere, UT
Re: A question for the pros :-) [Re: TMSM82]
    #1918065 - 09/15/03 02:24 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

How's the perlite set up? You say it's well heated...growth can stall from being TOO HOT too, so be weary of that possibility. Aside from water and temp, my best guess would be a bad pH.


Remeber always, that my words here recount a long and beautiful dream. They in no way are reference to real events.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Registered: 11/04/02
Posts: 495
Last seen: 9 years, 3 months
Re: A question for the pros :-) [Re: Redoc]
    #1920791 - 09/16/03 08:56 AM (13 years, 6 months ago)

casing usually does not require the use of perlite, simply misting and fanning a few times a day will do. Plus light, u gotta have a few hours of light

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 556
Loc: Constantinople
Re: A question for the pros :-) [Re: jba6511]
    #1921913 - 09/16/03 05:04 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

If the casing is covered with thin foil, then why is the perlite for?... :confused: Perlite has no use while incubating... If you see some spots of myc. spreading over the casing layer, you should remove the thin foil and let them fruit.....


hope it helps.... :smile:


The word truth...... doesn't make any sense..... As if the word sense...... which isn't the truth.........

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
old hand
Registered: 09/01/01
Posts: 1,126
Last seen: 12 years, 3 days
Re: A question for the pros :-) [Re: ph_plus]
    #1921935 - 09/16/03 05:10 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

yeah dude if you can see myc spots coming out then def remove the foil, cold shock and be shocked :smile: if you wait too long and teh myc engulfs all of the casing you will have 'OVERLAY' and thats not what you want either. it may still fruit, but youre defeating the whole principle of a casing creating a micro-climate and its just one big lump of a cake then.

Holy shit people; COMMON SENSE! we were all born with it where did it go?
maybe theres a tek out there to explain how to use it!
BUCKETS BRIGADE left hand man!!!

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: Perlite, pH Test Strips

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* i got a question about perlite tech nine 815 8 02/02/08 12:55 PM
by RogerRabbit
* Question on perlite humidification Smylie 745 5 01/21/03 04:13 PM
by sinoptiK
* Question about perlite-tub FC from RR's videos??? CDS 1,304 10 09/28/08 08:22 PM
by veda_sticks
* questions concerning perlite Anonymous 990 14 05/05/03 01:22 AM
by Anonymous
* Question about Perlite. Sour smell. Ambience 2,097 12 10/30/08 01:18 PM
by Ambience
* Newb Question on Perlite Cody69 747 10 06/11/06 12:53 AM
by RogerRabbit
* Questions about perlite use lildreadhead 599 5 03/06/02 01:16 AM
by Roadkill
* Question on Perlite fruiting chamber PartyMarty4000 1,481 3 11/06/07 01:21 PM
by mycocurious

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, EvilMushroom666, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl
562 topic views. 19 members, 89 guests and 24 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.021 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 14 queries.