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Invisibleniteowl
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A question about Birthing PF cakes.
    #2042692 - 10/25/03 08:24 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

When I get ready to birth my cakes, do I set them in my gro chamber rightside up?

In the PF Tek it looks like they were birthed upside down.

Does it matter? I would think that turning them upside down would hinder growth.


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: niteowl]
    #2042710 - 10/25/03 08:31 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Doesn't matter. Usually fat side, or lid side rather up, to secure them better. Balance wise anyways. It really doesn't matter though. Be sure to give them a nice wet vermiculite base, and maybe drill a hole down the center with a scalpel and through some H2O in the hole.


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: W1ll1ams11]
    #2042719 - 10/25/03 08:34 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Thanks W1ll1ams11!
Do I set the cakes directly on the wet perlite? I have seen pix of them sitting on the lid.


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: niteowl]
    #2042729 - 10/25/03 08:40 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Dante Alighieri says don't put them directly on the perlite. He says to place them on saucers ontop of a nice bed of moist vermiculite. He also stresses the resevoir tek, drilling a small hole with a knife or scalpela and filling to the brim with H2O. He said once he had a flush grow strictly from that humid hole! L8rs.


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: W1ll1ams11]
    #2042738 - 10/25/03 08:47 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

WOW!

Drilling the hole sounds like a good idea.

Do you put the wet verm on the saucer and the saucer on the wet perlite, with the cake going on the wet verm? :confused:

This is my 3rd attempt to grow the shroom. I have been using wild prints. Check out my Gro Log

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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: niteowl]
    #2042746 - 10/25/03 08:52 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Yes. You want the cake on the vermiculite on the saucer, and then the whole thing goes onto some moist perlite.


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: W1ll1ams11]
    #2042868 - 10/25/03 09:50 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

I thought you can put the cake right one the verm, that way it wicks into the verm, soaking up valuabe h2o during fruiting. Also drilling a hole sounds like an ok idea, but its an extra step for contamination. Anyways good luck.


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: NTTG_Hunter]
    #14431637 - 05/10/11 10:04 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

i would put them on lids or foil just mist as you should you dont want the cake to get soggy


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Re: A question about Birthing PF cakes. [Re: chal420]
    #14431654 - 05/10/11 10:08 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

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