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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21088 - 06/20/00 05:11 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

YUM YUM


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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21090 - 06/20/00 05:19 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Whats Aliens substrate?

Nice setup! nice shrooms!

i wanna be just like you!

you think that same casing/substrate would work just as well with Treasure Coast, or PES Hawaiian Race?

Oh, one more thing. How do you get humidity?

Thanks.

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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21091 - 06/20/00 05:23 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

That is truyly amazing. I wish I had such success...What did you use for humidity?
What do you attribute the success to?


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21092 - 06/20/00 05:32 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Aliens substrate is a mix of the following:

2/3 cup whole brown rice
2/3 cup whole grain quinoa
1/4 cup crushed finch seed
1/8 cup flax meal
1 cup vermiculite
2 cups water.

Mix both quinoa and brown rice with 2 cups water, and place in a pot on the stove top. Bring to a boil and immeadiately turn heat down low so it barely boils. Let this boil for 15 min. until the water is alomst gone. Then mix with the dry ingrediants and fill jars using the regular PF tek.

To answer your other questions, yes this will work just the same with the tressure coast strain cubensis. It will work with any cubensis strain.

About the hummidity question, casings don't need a secondary humidification source. The moisture in the casing is all it needs. If you use a container tall enough to case and fruit in, thats all you need. I don't even seal the top of my container. I set the lid on loose to allow gas exchange. Alot of people over humidify their casings. It causes mushrooms to grow excessivly tall(trying to grow above the built up co2) and often causes the stems to twist and weaken in which case the mushrooms fall over in very direction. I've also found over humidified mushrooms to be less potent.


The Lizard,

[This message has been edited by Lizard King (edited June 19, 2000).]



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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21093 - 06/20/00 05:40 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

I was just wondering what your favorite strain would be?
The equadors..are they as strong as Ive heard?
Thank you if i dont say so later


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21094 - 06/20/00 05:48 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

I love the Equador strain, its definately a favorite. The main reason is how quick and easy it fruits, and more so for its yielding capabilities. I've never had a strain yield as much as the Equador.

As for potency its like all other cubensis. I know many say that its not a potent strain, but they just aren't doing something right, or maybe they're paticular strain sucks. I've grown both PF classic and Equador, the pontency was no different. I like to eat about 3-4 grams of each. They both do the same thing to me at the same dosage.


The Lizard,



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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21095 - 06/20/00 05:57 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Nice Crop ya got there Liz!

How much substrate did you use on the taller tub? Did you mix your sub. up in 1/2 pint jars, pint jars, or what?

Just wondering...



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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21096 - 06/20/00 06:00 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

In the taller tub, 4 cakes(half pint) were crumbled and cased with a 1/4" layer of moist potting soil. Like I just said, I used half pints, the tall ones to be specific(never been able to find the low profile half pints)


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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21097 - 06/20/00 06:03 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

wow..those are insane!!!!!!!!!

GREAT JOB LIZARD KING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

did you just lay the mycelium directly on the bottom of your container??? or is there vermiculite??
and how many cakes did you casing in that one big container???

they look so delicious..DROOL****=P
100+ shrooms?????

-shinra..



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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21098 - 06/20/00 06:04 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

opSs you answered my ques already...


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21099 - 06/20/00 06:06 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

nice liz, i give you props.
i was wondering about sterility. what sterility teks did you use. is one supposed to be totally sterile when you crumble up the cakes like that? and what substrate have you found that the Eq's like the most?


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21100 - 06/20/00 08:54 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

You said you leave the lids cracked for air exchange. Wouldn't that cause a problem with contams, bugs and such flying/crawling in the containers?


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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21101 - 06/20/00 09:36 AM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Wow!!! thats alot from 4 1/2 pts. How did you keep the light from the sides?


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21102 - 06/20/00 02:32 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21103 - 06/20/00 06:41 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Really, only four......how thick was the layer it made?


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21104 - 06/20/00 06:45 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Oh yeah, one more question, do you think I could do it like that with Subsrate made from verm and brown rice flour, and jiffy mix and verm as a casing? Or will that not work?


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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21105 - 06/20/00 08:03 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

PappaKaps, the substrate layer in that paticualr casing was about an inch and a half thick. I usually like to have about 2" of substrate, but I didn't have enough cakes this time around.

To answer your other question, yes, regular brf and verm cakes will work just the same. I'm not sure what jiffy mix is, so I cant say it'll work. If its just a potting soil with added peat, verm, perlite etc... It should work fine.


chillin, I didn't keep the light from the side. Usually I'll use an opaque container so that I don't get pins from the edges of the casig, but this time I was lazy and said screw it. It works either way. It just sucks using a clear container because you'll get full developed mushrooms that never surface. They just grow along the sides where its a bitch to pick them.

The Lizard,



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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21106 - 06/20/00 08:14 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Thats it.. you have convinced me..im getting sum..thanks lizard :wink:


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Anonymous

Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21107 - 06/20/00 09:02 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

i deffinetly agree with psilocyber the way you displayed the simplicity was awsome, thats some shit that'll put a smile on all our faces :smile:


can yall belive the lakers pulled it off shaq mvp?? koybe is not smart enough to be as dominant as mike arrrr



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Re: (PICS) of Equador casing
    #21108 - 06/20/00 10:42 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

I give you props too....
Very nice-simple-efficient setup....
I just have 2 small plastic aquariums laying around.... :wink:

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