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perlite with casing ?
    #2883877 - 07/12/04 10:48 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

a dude in a post said that he read not to use perlite/water in the chamber with casings is this true ?  where would i find this info. i looked but had no luck finding it  :confused:

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Re: perlite with casing ? [Re: caimen]
    #2884058 - 07/12/04 11:37 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Look up furiting chamber


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Re: perlite with casing ? [Re: caimen]
    #2884166 - 07/13/04 12:06 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

You can use perlite/water in your terrarium for creating humidity.  The thing is, perlite with water will always give you around 99% RH assuming you don't have some venting system to lower the RH.

Does a casing fruit well in a 99% RH environment?  YES

Does contam love 99% RH and risk of mold higher when working with 99% and casings? YES

Every casings I made using a 99% RH terrarium contamed after or during the second flush.

Now that I have a better setup with around 90% RH, I can easily go with 4 flushes.

That's all.

  So don't worry about it.  Just prepare another casing as soon as your first flush is harvested :smile:


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Re: perlite with casing ? [Re: caimen]
    #2884264 - 07/13/04 12:33 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Casings don't need any perlite & water to fruit well---They (casings)provide enough humidity themselves to fruit.
Although I like to keep my RH at 80% with casings and I find that efficient enough for them to produce pretty well.

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