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OfflineVoodoochile
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Question about the my fruiting area...
    #2712498 - 05/21/04 08:29 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

So I've made a PMP and had it running for a few days now without any cakes. This is going to be my first batch and I only really had one question.

Right now I'm running about 3 inches of water in a 50 gal rubbermaid PMP, with about 4 inches of rock.

I've thrown in about a capful of H2o2 and a capful of bleach and am currently letting the airstones distribute it throughout the tank. I don't think my cakes will be ready to birth until mid next week anyway, so I wanted to take this time to make sure everything was cool.

I PC'd the lava rocks for about an hour before putting them in the rubbermaid container, but I forgot to do anything to sterilize the container itself.

Am I doing the right thing here? Will the capful of bleach and capful of h2o2 be okay to leave in there through the fruiting process, or should I put in fresh water for that?


I've attached a pic of my PMP so you all can see. by the way, Thanks Magash, wether you know it or not, you've been a massive help to me over the past 30 days. You rock dude. =)



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InvisibleMykey
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Re: Question about the my fruiting area... [Re: Voodoochile]
    #2712549 - 05/21/04 08:42 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Voodoochile, Im not sure about the bleach but I think that the cap full probably wont hurt anything. Hopefully someone will answer that knows more about that one. As far as the h2o2 you need alot more than a capfull. You need about half a cup for every gallon IMHO.

Your pod looks like it is functioning perfectly to me!! You will be very happy with the results.


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Magash is the shit, isnt he! A lot of people owe him thanks for all of his help including myself. :jamming:


Edited by Mykey (05/21/04 08:47 PM)


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Re: Question about the my fruiting area... [Re: Voodoochile]
    #2713298 - 05/22/04 12:58 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I don't think you needed to PC the rocks.  Just clean the real good with bleach.  But more can't hurt. :laugh:


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OfflineVoodoochile
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Re: Question about the my fruiting area... [Re: Dr. Greenthumb]
    #2713511 - 05/22/04 01:59 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I saw a few mentions in the PMP thread by Magash of boiling the rock before using it and I had a PC lying around anyway, so I figured it couldn't hurt.

There are a dozen jars that are almost fully colonizing, so I'll have the first test jar very soon. =)

Should I take any other precautions with this PMP? I've seen some people are wiping down the sides with something (Don't remember what), and some people are putting stuff in the water. I just want to make sure I don't kill my babies!


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Re: Question about the my fruiting area... [Re: Voodoochile]
    #2713717 - 05/22/04 03:04 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

Voodoochile said:
I've thrown in about a capful of H2o2 and a capful of bleach




The two chemicals will neutralize each other. Pick one or the other, go easy if you choose bleach, peroxide you can be liberal with (to an extent).


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OfflineVoodoochile
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Re: Question about the my fruiting area... [Re: ATWAR]
    #2714430 - 05/22/04 12:38 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Cool, Thanks Atwar! That's what I was looking for.


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