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More substrate in casings=bigger fruits
    #3003745 - 08/14/04 09:34 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

This just incase anyone was interested:

After experimenting with casing PF cakes, I would like to declare that using more substrate has not helped produced bigger flushes or more pins, but the fruist are concitently heavier than before...

With 2 cakes per casing the my shrooms avaraged 5.5 grams per fruit, with a casings of 3 cakes substrate my fruits are at 10 grams... so twice the weight just because of 1 more cake... not more fruits but still twice as much cause of the heavier weight!!!

EDIT: Oh btw strain was Equadorian

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Re: More substrate in casings=bigger fruits [Re: death_by_desire]
    #3003911 - 08/14/04 11:37 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Yep you just found out a well known fact yourself. Its good to do the experimenting though. I'm doing the same (with grain though), got all different sizes going (from 1/8th of a grain jar to 7 and 1/2 quarts all in one casing).

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Growing with bags, start to finish (including my new grain and substrate prep)
Anyone looking to start bulk tubs/mono tubs/shotgun hybrids? Good tubs to use..
How I do grain (old still good tips)
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