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Offlinedysdic
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trouble with cultivation
    #2257420 - 01/20/04 09:50 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

i was wondering if anyone could help me. ok , my jars only get about a quarter way full, and then the growth just quits. its the same thing with every jar. thanks for any help


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257672 - 01/20/04 11:00 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Your jars are probably drying out, check the moisture content on your jars


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257729 - 01/20/04 11:10 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

And flip them over to let the carbon dioxide drain out. It's heavier than air. And it can sometimes inhibit growth. Are your holes taped? If so, I would take the tape off.


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257741 - 01/20/04 11:12 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

yes take off the tape and flip...are your jars in an incubator?



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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: simplemachine]
    #2257841 - 01/20/04 11:31 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

yeah i have them in an incubator set on about 86, but i dont have the holes in the lids. so if i just loosen the lids and flip the jars, it should be ok shouldnt it.


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257875 - 01/20/04 11:39 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

No holes? Did you remove the lid to inoculate?


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257892 - 01/20/04 11:45 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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dysdic said:
yeah i have them in an incubator set on about 86, but i dont have the holes in the lids. so if i just loosen the lids and flip  the jars, it should be ok shouldnt it.




Myc needs air xchange...loosen them lids!!!



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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: daywalker]
    #2257893 - 01/20/04 11:45 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

yeah i just removed the lids to inoculate cause i had so many jars to do, i didnt think it would make any difference


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257898 - 01/20/04 11:47 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

it does.. id watch out for mold... :-(


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257900 - 01/20/04 11:48 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Cool beans. Yeah, what simplemachine said. Gotta let those jars BREATHE!


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Re: trouble with cultivation [Re: dysdic]
    #2257911 - 01/20/04 11:51 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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yeah i just removed the lids to inoculate cause i had so many jars to do, i didnt think it would make any difference




air makes all the dif in the world.

check out polyfill or tyvec.

works better than a dry verm layer, and you can shake your jars to spread the myc. PF jars with tyvec or polyfill lids can colonize in a week if properly maintained and shaken.

www.fungifun.org/polyfill is a good tek



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