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is my ph to high
    #3013336 - 08/17/04 02:12 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

i could not find any limestone flour or crused oyster shell so i used straght hydrated lime i am useing a straght peat caseing my ph is 9.0 i over shot my goal ph of 7.0 if i use my current caseing ph of 9.0 will this cause any problems? by the way my substraght is rye grain


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Re: is my ph to high [Re: mushroomman23]
    #3013403 - 08/17/04 02:20 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

use pickling lime


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Re: is my ph to high [Re: mushroomman23]
    #3013440 - 08/17/04 02:26 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Yeah, your probably gonna want to bring that down.


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Re: is my ph to high [Re: mycopsycho]
    #3013446 - 08/17/04 02:27 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

yeah use hydrated lime, that works well without burning and keeps neutralizing as things go on. use about a heaping tablespoon for about 4 cups casing.


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Re: is my ph to high [Re: HerbanShaman]
    #3013481 - 08/17/04 02:34 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

thanks for all the responses what is the max ph that i can use im thinking 8.0 am i wrong?


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Re: is my ph to high [Re: mushroomman23]
    #3014076 - 08/17/04 04:37 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

8 is good to shoot for. The mycelium will produce some acids as it colonizes, so it will come down from there. 9 would probably be ok, and i can guarantee that trich spores won't be able to germinate on it. I shoot for 9 to 11 as the water I pasteurize/hydrate straw with for straw logs.


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