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OfflineReTrIbUtIoN
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Incubation&Light
    #2355068 - 02/19/04 04:14 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Hey, i know during incubation the jars are supposed to be kept in a dark place but just how much negative effect does light have on them during early periods of mycelium growth?. I have been inspecting them daily for contamination growth for less than 2 minutes. Btw, im using pf-tek in half pint jars in a tub in tub incubation method. Temp is at almost perfect 86 degrees but for some reason growth has only started on just one side of the jar on 3 of my 5 jars which i inoculated on all 4 sides.
Not my first grow either, but i have never had a fast colonization for some reason.


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Re: Incubation&Light [Re: ReTrIbUtIoN]
    #2355078 - 02/19/04 04:16 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Daily checking really isn't going to be a problem. You'll realize this after a few grows, especially if you try invitro. It takes a whole lot of time for pinning to occur, and just occasional checking won't effect it at all. Don't worry about the growth, it's all in time bro. Good luck.


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Re: Incubation&Light [Re: ImOver18]
    #2356042 - 02/19/04 07:44 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

today was the first time i put my jars in a controlled climate. i bumped it up from the house temperature of 76-78 to 84-86. How much of an influence does the temperature have on the colonization speed of the jars?


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Re: Incubation&Light [Re: 123]
    #2357149 - 02/20/04 01:09 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

You'll see.


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