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Invisiblepsilocybong
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my casing smells super funky
    #2617967 - 04/29/04 08:12 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

i've cased with potting soil in the past with success, in fact, I have casings done with soil that are doing well. However, a couple of the casings that used soil smell funky... kinda like methane. I'm hypothesizing that it's bacterial activity since I don't see any signs of mold or visible contamination what so ever. What's going on, will I get mushies off these casings???

BTW:
these casing are only 1 week old
the substrate appears to be fine (nice and white and fuzzy)
i used the 50/50+ tek but i left out the oystershell and replaced the
peat moss with potting soil


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Re: my casing smells super funky [Re: psilocybong]
    #2618489 - 04/29/04 10:16 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

when in doubt throw it outside and let nature take over.....why dont you just use some coir or verm. Both will give you better results IME


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Re: my casing smells super funky [Re: psilocybong]
    #2622836 - 04/30/04 07:39 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

i noticed peat moss is better than potting soil... anyone have any ideas why? and can anyone tell me what else i could do to my casing instead of tossing it?


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Re: my casing smells super funky [Re: psilocybong]
    #2622865 - 04/30/04 07:47 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

set your casing in the backyard (out of the way of rain) and see what happends.. u might be supprised


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Re: my casing smells super funky [Re: mrTtheH]
    #2622867 - 04/30/04 07:48 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

good call


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Re: my casing smells super funky [Re: mrTtheH]
    #2622904 - 04/30/04 07:57 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

its best of he tosses some poo and straw over it and a few leaves over that....


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