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Offlineforevrgrounded98
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    #2076648 - 11/06/03 12:04 PM (13 years, 30 days ago)

I have a bunch of the styrofoam coolers you'd see at a gas station, is there anything wrong with casing a mixture in them? Thanks
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Re: styrofoam [Re: forevrgrounded98]
    #2076658 - 11/06/03 12:13 PM (13 years, 30 days ago)

Well... tho only problem your going to have is with space. A cooler (the way your discribing) sounds way larger than a little plastic try that most people use. I think a styrofoam cooler would be more appropriate as a fruiting chamber or incubator.


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Re: styrofoam [Re: forevrgrounded98]
    #2076660 - 11/06/03 12:14 PM (13 years, 30 days ago)

No. You might want to put drainage holes on the bottom, though, unless you're really good at not misting it too much.

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Re: styrofoam [Re: micro]
    #2076700 - 11/06/03 12:28 PM (13 years, 30 days ago)

Unless you got a automated fruiting chamber. (Poor mans pod)


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Re: styrofoam [Re: TrippinSpinners]
    #2077611 - 11/06/03 06:07 PM (13 years, 30 days ago)

I'm talking about using it to case and as a fruiting chamber (it looks like a rubbermaid just styrofoam w/ a lid. I was told that if i wanted to, i could do this with a rubbermaid, right?


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Re: styrofoam [Re: forevrgrounded98]
    #2077651 - 11/06/03 06:25 PM (13 years, 30 days ago)

That was my first fruiting chamber. It was a medium sized cooler. I used perlite on the bottom and simply used saran wrap for the top. I had a couple runs in that chamber.

The first was with about 6 cakes (which pretty much filled the bottom of the cooler without cramming them in). I did not spray at all and fanned infrequently and irregularly. I got mild success and peculiarly fat and stumppy fruit. My fault was with fanning and probably lack of spraying.

The second go, I raised the cakes off the bottom by 6 inches. I feel this served to increse the time needed between fanning as it allowed for the CO2 to sink below the cakes. In addition, I sprayed with every fanning, and fanned much more regularly (not excessively, just with regularity.) Results were picture perfect.


No reason for it not to work is set up properly.


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