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InvisibleRobotic_touch
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Dunking and perlite?
    #2822362 - 06/23/04 11:12 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Alrite, I am referring to one of the PF teks.....
Is it alright to use Vermiculite instead of perlite for the bottom layer of the fruting chamber to create humidity?

Also what is dunking?


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Re: Dunking and perlite? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2822365 - 06/23/04 11:15 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Nevermind about dunking......
It is.... when you submerge your colonized substrate in water for usually 24-48hours to replace lost water from previous flushes....

But wont the cakes fall apart in water? Should it be cold water?


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Re: Dunking and perlite? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2822370 - 06/23/04 11:15 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

You should do a search on these. That will tell you anything that you need to know...


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Re: Dunking and perlite? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2822400 - 06/23/04 11:26 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Dunk for 12 hours.. in a mixture of water:peroxide (10:1).. colonized cakes will not fall apart

verm will not get you 100% humidity..use perlite.. $5 at walmart


honestly.. if you are starting out.. i would go with a bag grow.. jars are a mess

check out what this guy got with one flush of a $10 bag

http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat...;o=&fpart=1

im doing bags from now on.. no need for a fruitng chamber.. no perlite.. no mess.. massive flushes


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Re: Dunking and perlite? [Re: Robotic_touch]
    #2822414 - 06/23/04 11:32 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Make sure the water is cold, but not freezing or anything. Perlite is cheap and is found at alot of stores, verm probably wouldn't humidify the whole terrarium.


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Re: Dunking and perlite? [Re: edisnione]
    #2822418 - 06/23/04 11:34 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

wow I never even heard of bags, thanx for the link!


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