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PF Tek Question
    #2822293 - 06/23/04 10:38 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

On a standard PF Tek how long befor you see some evidence of myc growth?


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822297 - 06/23/04 10:40 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

When I used the PF Tek (along with PF syringes) I always saw growth in less than 5 days.


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822298 - 06/23/04 10:41 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

anywhere from 3 days to 2 weeks?


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: doc34]
    #2822302 - 06/23/04 10:42 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Is it a slow growth starting as a small pin or is it nothing one day and nickle size the next?


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822308 - 06/23/04 10:45 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

it will look like this VVVV




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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822320 - 06/23/04 10:50 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

And it grows



and grows



and grows



and grows



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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: doc34]
    #2822328 - 06/23/04 10:54 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I guess I just need to wait... This has to be the hardest part (Waiting)

Thanks for the info and pic's


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822333 - 06/23/04 10:57 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Hey,I know how hard it is to wait,but man I swear when I would stop looking at the jars for 4-5 day's,then,Holy chit Batman!They grew fast!Because I wasn't watching constantly.


Patience brings good things to those who wait!


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: doc34]
    #2822335 - 06/23/04 11:00 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

So I should put the jar back in the incubator and quit looking at it with the magnifying glass trying to see if anything has grown.. :wink:


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822340 - 06/23/04 11:03 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

:lol:

Yeah,thats what I would do-less grey hairs in the end :wink:


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2822347 - 06/23/04 11:06 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

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So I should put the jar back in the incubator and quit looking at it with the magnifying glass trying to see if anything has grown..




Lol....You would hate to grow buds. Well if you like things a little faster look into grains Easy as the pf tek


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Magash]
    #2822384 - 06/23/04 11:20 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I started 12 PF Tek jars and 12 WBS jars sunday morning at 7:30am. So I am trying both at once. :wink:


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2825273 - 06/24/04 09:30 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Wow yesterday Nothing. Today dime sized spots.

Groovy!


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: Cyber]
    #2825284 - 06/24/04 09:33 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

waiting is the hardest part.


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Re: PF Tek Question [Re: ]
    #2825327 - 06/24/04 09:44 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

having patience is the hardest part of this hobby imo...then again I'm not a patient person anyways :laugh:


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How to up the humidity? [Re: Cyber]
    #2826282 - 06/25/04 01:37 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Hi,

I have been waiting about 3 weeks now. I have 12 1/2 pint jars. 10 are showing signs of myc. 1 jar is almost completed. The rest are working on it. Very strange. The humidity in my rubbermaid is only 65. I am told it needs to be 80 or 86 f? How do I reach this tempature or humidity? I have a blanket over the jars stuck in my closet with no light. I am damn sure its the humidity.


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Re: How to up the humidity? [Re: scooby77]
    #2826964 - 06/25/04 07:30 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

get your temp up to around 86'f and watch them take off like a rocket!


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Re: How to up the humidity? [Re: Cyber]
    #2829874 - 06/26/04 06:23 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

lol waiting is definately the hardest part but trust me its very rewarding when you see little baby mushrooms growing. some of my first batch took literally 3 weeks to fully colonize and one of them still isnt done, while the second batch (wide mouth jars this time) showed signs within 2-3 days and completed colonization within a week. just make sure your substrate isnt too dry and maintain optimal temps and youre good to go!


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