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Invisiblesakura
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Fruiting Chamber Help...
    #2477091 - 03/26/04 03:22 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

OK...

I got a flash submersible fishtank heater with thermostat today (goes up to 35 degrees).

I also got 2 12V dc computer fans (dunno how to wire them up, though...)

I have stuffed my wife's lingerie into a cardboard box and borrowed her plastic storage box (Shhhh... I'll buy 1 on the weekend, just testing some stuff)

I don't got perlite (can't read the labels, so don't know what I'm buying), but I do got some pretty porous looking volcanic rock stuff (boil it up and add a little h2o2??)

I don't got an air filter or an airstone (she won't notice the lingerie for a while, but I don't think I'd better flush the fish down the toilet...)

I don't got the tiniest bit of 'technical aptitude' and 0 handyman skills...

I've been reading a LOT of teks, but would still value anyone's opinions as to what is the best (and simplest) way to go with what I have...


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: sakura]
    #2477126 - 03/26/04 03:30 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

large tuppeware....goto meijer/walkmart/lowes and buy perlite...line the bottom with 1-2inches and make it almost swampy with water...seal and fan 3 times a day.

you will be all set. i am not sure on the volcanic rock when not having a airstone/bubbler


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Invisiblesakura
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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: dobinky]
    #2477210 - 03/26/04 03:52 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Quote:

dobinky said:
...goto meijer/walkmart/lowes and buy perlite...




Herein lies a big part of the problem... I'm in a rural city in Japan. The dep't store does have some stuff, but I can't read and bilingual dictionaries don't even touch this stuff (so I also can't ask).

So... I gotta do this w/out perlite.


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: sakura]
    #2477260 - 03/26/04 04:07 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Haha. Japan. If you get caught cultivating drugs in Japan don't they issue a firing squad to execute you on some dirty street?


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: ImOver18]
    #2477300 - 03/26/04 04:20 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Nah... That's China (no dirty streets here)


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: sakura]
    #2478257 - 03/27/04 04:39 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

JAPAN!!! JAPAN!!! JAPAN!!! YAY!!!


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: sakura]
    #2478264 - 03/27/04 04:42 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

ummm...why not order some perlite online? eveen for a few extra bucks ill buy a bag and ship it to ya...


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: sakura]
    #2478673 - 03/27/04 08:00 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

What are the drug laws like in japan?


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: FirstAvailable]
    #2485878 - 03/31/04 01:29 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

I have a question about the fruiting chamber as well... my incubator will be around 80-82 degrees... but if i use the double container incubator... can i just use another rubbermade as my fruiting chamber and keep it in the 80-82 degree evnvironment?

does temp matter much as long as its above 70 degrees when furiting?

I figure if when colonising, if 8-82 is ideal for that, i figured 80-82 would be ideal for fruiting as well?


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: WSP1013]
    #2485914 - 03/31/04 01:50 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

nah, fruit it around 70-75 degrees F. Do you know what perlite looks like sakura? It's really light and brilliant white. very small chunks. good luck mate.


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Re: Fruiting Chamber Help... [Re: simplemachine]
    #2486264 - 03/31/04 05:01 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Ahhh! Really light (you can't tell that from Google image search!)

I wasn't sure if was looking at perlite or decorative garden stones... Knowing that it's really light is a BIG help.

Cheers.


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