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Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please.
    #2557748 - 04/14/04 03:29 AM (14 years, 15 days ago)

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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: ]
    #2557759 - 04/14/04 03:30 AM (14 years, 15 days ago)

That sounds fine... but yes, substrate can be too deep.


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: Rose]
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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: ]
    #2557950 - 04/14/04 05:03 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

In the mushroom cultivator, it says that myc. can draw nutrients from substrated up to 2 ft deep. This is not optimal, however, as 2 ft of substrate would take a long time to colonize.


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: Rose]
    #2558020 - 04/14/04 06:30 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

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That sounds fine... but yes, substrate can be too deep.




For practical purposes, what is the maximam depth of substrate? Is it related to the surface cropping area?


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: OJK]
    #2558166 - 04/14/04 09:38 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

i am also intrested in this, my outdoor patch is 1 foot deep, i though this would be okay, i never heard anyone say there is too much substraight


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: ]
    #2558235 - 04/14/04 10:08 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

Mo's outdoor tek calls for half a foot. I think the substrate needs air exchange at some point. Probably wouldn't be a bad idea to stick a broom handle into the patch and take it out after a week. Then you could have a hole going down to the core for increased surface area and air exchange. But honestly, I have never done this and I don't know what I am talking about. Just a guess.


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: JesusChrist]
    #2558281 - 04/14/04 10:27 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

not a bad idia but it migh cause a bug problem, i am thinking of maybe makeing the bun airy with perlite if air exchange is the problem


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    #2558359 - 04/14/04 10:46 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

6 maybe 8inches deep maximum over a large area would be optimal.
you need a lot of surface area to support alot of pins.


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: Hanky]
    #2558378 - 04/14/04 10:55 AM (14 years, 14 days ago)

woud'nt deeper substraight increase amount of flushes and fruit size, pinning being equal deep substraight means more nutes per fruit imo, but please elaborate as to why you think that is optimal


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Re: Can a substrate be too deep? Advice please. [Re: Hanky]
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