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Offlinemethikist
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Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky?
    #2664013 - 05/11/04 06:10 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I innoculated my jars last month and payed absolutely minimal attention to sterility; I hadn't showered in 2 or 3 days, I smelled like Rank BO, my hair was a matted mess of locks (what.. it wasn't shower day yet  :wink:). Anyhow, I did not get a single contamination, and with my fruiting chamber I used no H202, just straight perlite and water. I think everyone is overly cautious about contams; especially to newbs cause they don't know what the hell they are doing. Once the jars have colonized about half way you are pretty much in the clear with regards to foreign invaders because the fungus can resist them. So unless you hork a loogie and defacate on your PF cakes, they ain't gonna contam(in that case you're an absolute idiot and you don't even deserve to live let alone cultivate fungi). In any event, I was a newb, said screw it to the sterility thing and got 100% success.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2664041 - 05/11/04 06:15 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

its not u that really has to be clean it help but u can get away with it your space that everything is going to be incubating in and the space u use to grow are 2 main factors in my mind taking a shower and even wearing a mask when dealing with fully colonized stuff is a smart idea to youll learn in the long run


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2664325 - 05/11/04 07:07 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

i used to be like you until i get hit with a cobweb plague that would not go away
now i'm slightly more attentive to sterile procedures.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2664515 - 05/11/04 07:45 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

If you are sterile, you can pinpoint any problems that come up earlier... but yeah, perfect sterility in your tek is not required... sterility of your substrate is most important. Basically, you want the spores to fully colonize the substrate before anything else takes hold.

That said, cubes are more contam resistant than many other types of fungus.

Did you do the PF tek, I bet you didn't use grains.

Describe your process... you may have been lucky... you may have beaten tha mold season.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2664719 - 05/11/04 08:22 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Grains and bulk are another story entirely.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2664977 - 05/11/04 09:19 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

yea im like that guy... only i shower cause im not a slob lol

i didnt practice any sterile procedures really and i got 6 of 6 of my jars 1/4 colonized since they were innoculated last sunday... it is also too soon to say they CANT contam but at least they havent yet.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2664999 - 05/11/04 09:22 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Wow, I really think you were just lucky and you shouldnt advise newbies to be dirty like that lol. You should be as sterile as possible especially when inoculating and fruiting, maybe its paranoia but Im not rich and I wouldnt want all my work to go to waste because of contams because I didnt bother to be sterile


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: Silverparrot]
    #2665437 - 05/11/04 10:58 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I like misleading newbies though, it's insurmountable amounts of fun.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: Randolph_Carter]
    #2665464 - 05/11/04 11:02 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Randolph Carter said:
Grains and bulk are another story entirely.



what Randolph said^^^^^ :smirk:


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2665483 - 05/11/04 11:06 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

methikist said:
I like misleading newbies though, it's insurmountable amounts of fun.



You sir are a fuckkin idiot...gonna rate ya 1 shroom and hopefully all the newbies will follow suit...Fuck you asshole


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: OldSpice]
    #2665983 - 05/12/04 12:58 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

The answer to your question is that you are just lucky, this time. If you try to get away from PF tek and use grain or compost then you're askin for failure by not properly preparing and properly innoculating your stuff. Mold spores find any nook or cranny in your house to hide in and its a total whore to try to ge t them to stop ruining your stuff. Better safe than sorry.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2666177 - 05/12/04 01:35 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

ewww .... you, sir, are completely gross...


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: jux]
    #2666220 - 05/12/04 01:41 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

It's times like these when the idiots make themselves heard. Evidently some people view things in their worst possible conotation; and evidently others have yet to become comfortable with jokes. Get it? Ha Ha?

Guess some people are too anal retentive to grow some thick skin.


Also note others lack the simple skills in reading comprehension to understand what the subject is in the line, "So unless you hork a loogie and defacate on your PF cakes, they ain't gonna contam".
With emphasis on the words 'PF cakes', I said nothing relating to grains spawns, or other such substrate mediums. Specifically for the purposes of the PF-Tek, you don't have to rake your balls with bleach and liquefied Francium for you to be successful. I see way to many newbs panicky about after-colonization sterility, when the need isn't as ample as some contstrue it.


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: methikist]
    #2666315 - 05/12/04 01:53 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

word i do better when i try to not be 100% sterile


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Re: Are you all germophobes or am I just lucky? [Re: llamaherder]
    #2667670 - 05/12/04 08:48 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I'm completely new to it,but either way I would rather take the extra precautions to ensure that my crop does'nt turn into crap.At least till I'm familiar with the whole ordeal,then I can afford to not shower for weeks on end and then try to innoculate some jars.


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