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Offlineihavefingers
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monitoring incubation
    #2398088 - 03/03/04 01:28 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

will myc growth slow down if you take the jars out to check on them say... twice a day? once in the morning and once at night?


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Re: monitoring incubation [Re: ihavefingers]
    #2398201 - 03/03/04 01:59 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

There's no reason to check them twice a day, or even once a day. It's just risking contamination. You probably won't contaminate them, but why even take the risk? I doubt it'd be any noticeable difference if you choose to check on them, but you could just check on them by looking at them in the incubator, you don't have to touch the jars.


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Re: monitoring incubation [Re: Letto]
    #2398239 - 03/03/04 02:14 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

my incubator isn't clear, but yeah i guess you're right.

i just like to look
it's an interesting process. Maybe I should just tape pictures onto the incubator. heh...


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Re: monitoring incubation [Re: ihavefingers]
    #2398368 - 03/03/04 02:48 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

It is an interesting process, but you won't notice any difference in your jar's growth if you check it so often. When I say just look, I mean take off the lid to your incubator and look down into it. If the incubator is only 12-18 inches deep, you should be able to see the sides of the jars without having to touch them.


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Re: monitoring incubation [Re: ihavefingers]
    #2398440 - 03/03/04 03:08 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Best thing to do IMO is try forgetting the jars while
incubating... :biggrin: I know it's somehow difficult, but
as MMerletto is sayin', you'll just improve the risks
for a contamination :thumbdown:


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Re: monitoring incubation [Re: Mex]
    #2398971 - 03/03/04 04:45 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

LOL...i remember my friends first jar....he would outline the growtha nd compare it day to day....i think he figured out that in a 24hour period it grew like a quater to and 1/8inch....what a geek he was.lol


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Re: monitoring incubation [Re: ihavefingers]
    #2399114 - 03/03/04 05:06 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)


I say check em as much as you want if it seems fun to you.  don't worry about anything.

Someday, when you'll be inoculating your 350th jar, you won't feel the need to check em more than once a week. :wink:

.fs.


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