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Re: Altimate Casing for Cubensis!
    #23688 - 07/09/00 02:44 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

I'm no expert on uncased cakes but I'm thinking that pretty much any of the mentioned substrates will do quite well. I am guessing that most people will say that the one they use is "the ultimate" one, especially if they use birdseed. :wink:

Seriously though, I don't think anyone has really done an experiment comparing the yield of cased/uncased cakes based on different substrates. There are so many variables involved it would require a truly scientific experiment, one that most people with homemade terrariums would be unable to conduct. I wish you future success however and don't be afraid to experiment. I would suggest however that you start small if you do, I just lost 10 jars and a spore syringe due to a mistake in new substrate preparation, blah.

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Re: Altimate Casing for Cubensis!
    #23690 - 07/09/00 03:02 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Thank you snarf. I do think that I might add a small about of Calcium to the substrate, maybe 1 part to 16 part substrate and see what happens.

Also thinking that instead of adding spring water for moisture I should try a weak solution of cow dung tea.

Anyone out there already try this?



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Re: Altimate Casing for Cubensis!
    #23691 - 07/09/00 11:36 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Skip the calcium. Manure tea would be mucho better.
Faster still is to fill your pint jars only half full of substrate. You only get half-pint cakes that way but they will colonize more than twice as fast as a full pint.

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Re: Altimate Casing for Cubensis!
    #23692 - 07/10/00 02:42 AM (16 years, 6 months ago)

I have gotten best results with Ryche's birdseed substrate, and Alien's substrate.


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