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Added Water to my Pint Jars
    #2057944 - 10/30/03 06:41 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

So after 5 days of no growth, I decided to add water to my jars. I know its prone to contams, but hot damn. Added it last nite, and got home today and check on them. Extremely noticible growth, within one day. Heres how I did it.

Put pint jar, filled with water from tap and plastic lid with one hole, in microwave for 1 minute. Let cool for 5 minutes, then put in for another minute, and let cool, and finally put it in for 2 minutes, then took it out and placed polyfill in hole until cool.
Placed syringe in microwave, sans needle. I then took the syringe out, assembled it, flame sterilized the tip, and then filled it up. Let cool (still a tad warm) to room temp, then put 10 cc's in each jar.

Ill let you know if I develop any contams.
Has anyone ever tried putting their syringes in the microwave to sterilize the plastic parts?

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Re: Added Water to my Pint Jars [Re: ChopperDave]
    #2057961 - 10/30/03 06:47 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

I'm thinking it may have just been coincidence. Five days for mycelium growth isn't that long, just have patience. Hopefully you won't get any contamination.

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