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OfflineMikeHuntShrooms
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How much light should I give non-pinned cakes.........
    #2283305 - 01/29/04 11:08 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

How much light per day should I give non-pinned cakes that I put in the fruiting chamber before pinning in the jars.. They have been in about a week and still no sign of growth but the cakes look beautiful..

Am I not giving them enough light? I have been giving in between 3 to 7 hours of light per day(more hours as time went on in an attempt for pinning)


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: MikeHuntShrooms]
    #2283316 - 01/29/04 11:11 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

My freind just did a straw brick of orissa indians and he goes in their to see how colinazation is going and he has pins large 2 inch pins but he had given them no light and no oxygen to the best of his knowledge he did however turn off his heater while he went out at night and turn it back on when he went to bed


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: deathinchaos]
    #2283484 - 01/29/04 12:23 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

how long do u guys leave the light on your cakes per day during pinning/fruiting?


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: MikeHuntShrooms]
    #2283542 - 01/29/04 12:47 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I'm a 12/12 kinda guy, but I think lots of fresh air and correct temp and rH will help you more than light.


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: Ben_Stein]
    #2283585 - 01/29/04 12:58 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)


q: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes.........

a: All of it.


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: MikeHuntShrooms]
    #2283848 - 01/29/04 02:13 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

hey BEN what do u mean by "rH"?


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: realmofpeace]
    #2283857 - 01/29/04 02:16 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

rh= relative humidity


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: MikeHuntShrooms]
    #2283922 - 01/29/04 02:34 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

It doesn't really matter, I go 12/12 like Ben_Stein but everyone's different. Shrooms just need light to point them in the right direction not like the pot plant in your closet that uses light to feed/grow. Seems like i read somewhere that shrooms only actually need a few seconds of light per day. Just read and come up with your own conclusion.


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: MikeHuntShrooms]
    #2287737 - 01/30/04 07:33 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Hijack:

Is it ok to birth/dunk an unpinned cake?


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Re: How much light should I give non-pinned cakes......... [Re: vermonster]
    #2288709 - 01/31/04 02:22 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

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vermonster said:
Hijack:

Is it ok to birth/dunk an unpinned cake?




Yep, that's exactly what you should do.
I never wait for in vitro pins and think that those that do are wasting a lot of time.

Get those cakes into fruiting conditions and they will pin and fruit, which, for me, is the name of the game.  :wink:


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