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OfflineDuffmanooohyea
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question about plastic petri dishes
    #3594169 - 01/07/05 05:10 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

i bought a pack of prepoured plastic petri dishes. i was wondering if there is a way 2 pc them and reuse. im ready 2 make my own pda and dont really want 2 spend the money on pyrex/glass if i dont have 2. can someone please tell me if its ok 2 pc plastic dishes and if it is how 2 do it. also thanks 2 all who responded 2 my last post. advice was great and things r working out better.


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Duffmanooohyea]
    #3594287 - 01/07/05 05:39 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

Your best bet would be to use the prepoured presterilized plastic petri's as is depending on the type of agar they're made from. They are not PCable BTW sorry.


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: hyphae]
    #3594308 - 01/07/05 05:42 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

thank u hyphane. i did use the dishes as they came i was hoping 2 use them agian. i guess not. any one out there with links 2 a sight 2 get good petri dishes from?


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Duffmanooohyea]
    #3594614 - 01/07/05 06:37 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)



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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: daywalker]
    #3594727 - 01/07/05 06:59 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

Better to go with glass petri's Plastic will need to be poured in a glove box or in front of a flowhood. E-Bay has them often as well as stainless steel holders if you have a large enough PC other wise foil wrap and stack them. You can foil wrap them in groups of 2 to whatever but having them individually wrapped goes along way towards keeping them clean and away from contams way. :wink:


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Duffmanooohyea]
    #3595899 - 01/07/05 11:27 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

I tried to PC some plastic petris and they melted.  :frown: To sterilize for re-use, I now soak them in alcohol for 8-12 hours. Works well so far.


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: dog]
    #3597880 - 01/08/05 12:29 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

Damn your frugal dog! :wink:


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: hyphae]
    #3597882 - 01/08/05 12:30 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

his real name is Skin Flint  :laugh:


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Prisoner#1]
    #3597949 - 01/08/05 12:49 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

FOR SKIN FLINTS :thumbup: :wink: :grin:

agar the frugal use to use wide mouth 1/2 pints & baby food jars.

Finally, one day he got the bargain of a lifetime on eBay.


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: agar]
    #3597982 - 01/08/05 12:58 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

damm agar, checked out that ebay page, what a deal., i just dont know what i would do with over 1000 of the damm things lol. dog thanks 4 the tip i try some achocol. if aany1 else needs pre steril dishes check out the site daywalker posted, its good shit.


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: agar]
    #3598120 - 01/08/05 01:44 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

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FOR SKIN FLINTS :thumbup: :wink: :grin:






I already bought 3 cases of 100x15mm dishes in polystyrene and have 84 100x15,
24  150x20 glass petri dishes.... the 1/2 pint jars are a great alternative if
you dont want to buy glass petri dishes.


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: agar]
    #3598151 - 01/08/05 01:53 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

I'll tell ya something next best thing to glass petri's IS baby food jar slants, they have keep some of my myc cultures going for years! They're all I used for many years and work absolutely perfect if you have access to them. They work better than petri's IMHO especially as far as ease of storage is concerned. :wink:


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: hyphae]
    #3598567 - 01/08/05 03:19 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

slant tubes are pretty expensive, I've been buying by the case over the last few
years and recently purchased a pallet of 9000 25x100 with caps... I got a great
deal on them...


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Prisoner#1]
    #3598666 - 01/08/05 03:41 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

I have roughly 100 more than enough for me, and they weren't cheap but definitely cheaper (e-bay) than purchasing them direct from a lab supply site. WOW! 9000 now we'll have to talk! as soon as I start my edibles. :wink:


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Gas Exchange vs. FAE

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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: hyphae]
    #3598672 - 01/08/05 03:42 PM (16 years, 10 months ago)

PM me and I'll hook you up with a good deal on a gross (144) or less if you wish


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: dog]
    #24500317 - 07/22/17 09:11 AM (4 years, 4 months ago)

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dog said:
I tried to PC some plastic petris and they melted.  :frown: To sterilize for re-use, I now soak them in alcohol for 8-12 hours. Works well so far.



I do the same mistake and melted some petri dishes, planing soak then in alcohol and peroxide for couple hours.....hopefully works good as you so far


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Akbal5]
    #24500528 - 07/22/17 12:07 PM (4 years, 4 months ago)

Alcohol and peroxide are sanitizer

The plastic dishes are disposables they don't get re-used

Don't try to sanitize your petri dishes and re-use them you'll just waste your time and give yourself a headache

Im glad you used the search but you bumped a 12 year old thread.
Limit the age of posts you search for to 2-3 years for better results


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Re: question about plastic petri dishes [Re: Duffmanooohyea]
    #24500529 - 07/22/17 12:07 PM (4 years, 4 months ago)

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