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Offlineoutaker
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Dunking
    #2192737 - 12/20/03 12:58 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Is it good to dunk the cakes in between flushes (is it worth it)? What about an exhausted cake?

Thanks.


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Re: Dunking [Re: outaker]
    #2192766 - 12/20/03 01:14 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

dunking between flushes.yes dunk them

exhausted cakes.no throw them out to make space for the next batch you should already have incubating.


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Re: Dunking [Re: Hanky]
    #2192787 - 12/20/03 01:29 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Yes i would reccomend it. This cake i have right now is on its second flush, I dunked after the first one and there are lots of healthy pins coming up. Dunking is the shizznit definitely. Peace.


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Re: Dunking [Re: RespectTheFungus]
    #2192789 - 12/20/03 01:31 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

dunk like you've never dunked before


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Re: Dunking [Re: outaker]
    #2192924 - 12/20/03 03:30 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Alright, should I dunk before the first flush then too? And if so, when should I? Right after I take the cake out of the jar (When I see the primdoria)?

Please take into consideration that I will probably be using perlite for humidity as well.


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Re: Dunking [Re: outaker]
    #2193050 - 12/20/03 04:34 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Dunking between flushes? Yeah, for sure! And enjoy the bounty of your hard work and research!


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Re: Dunking [Re: outaker]
    #2193157 - 12/20/03 05:44 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Take those exhausted cakes and throw them under a tree in your backyard. One day you might have some mushies at your house.


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Re: Dunking [Re: Northernsoul]
    #2194514 - 12/21/03 10:01 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Yes I know between flushes...but what about before the first flush starts to grow? Should I dunk before then (Right after the cake is fully colonized and I take it out of the jar)?


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Re: Dunking [Re: outaker]
    #2194594 - 12/21/03 10:23 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

I wouldnt, you can but you run a risk in contamination


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Re: Dunking [Re: outaker]
    #2194760 - 12/22/03 01:09 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

dunking rehydrates the cakes, coldshocking stops the growth of mycelium and induces pinning, rollin them in vermiculite gives the cakes an added source to draw moisture from


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