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Offlinecasper7512
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pack or no pack
    #3203250 - 10/01/04 10:13 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

ive read diff thing on this should i pack my sub. or not pack it down im using 1/2 pint jars with verm and brf


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Re: pack or no pack [Re: casper7512]
    #3203273 - 10/01/04 10:22 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

no pack

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Re: pack or no pack [Re: casper7512]
    #3203276 - 10/01/04 10:22 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Don't pack. You need that airspace for growth.


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Re: pack or no pack [Re: casper7512]
    #3203285 - 10/01/04 10:25 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

well i packed a couple is there anyway to fix this


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Re: pack or no pack [Re: casper7512]
    #3203289 - 10/01/04 10:27 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

empty them out and start over?


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Re: pack or no pack [Re: seethe303]
    #3203305 - 10/01/04 10:35 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

if you already injected, just leave them and hope for the best. if you haven't injected... do what seethe said, empty them out and do another batch. not that hard, really.

if it's packed, there's less air space... you want an airy, fluffy texture so the mycelium has an easier time growing.


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Re: pack or no pack [Re: casper7512]
    #3203308 - 10/01/04 10:36 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Packing means longer colonization time.Experiment,mark your jars and see the diferance.


I vote no pack.

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Re: pack or no pack [Re: casper7512]
    #3204233 - 10/01/04 05:06 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

I've found a slight "tamp" to be beneficial to cakes. I fill and give it a slight tamp down on a hotpad before adding the top verm layer. This #1 gets rid of most air pockets which actually hastens colonization times just like packing straw does in a sense, as we all know you want to pack straw as tight as possible and here we do not just a slight "tamp" works just fine and is even part of the PFTek. GL guys
NONO to pack!!!


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Re: pack or no pack [Re: hyphae]
    #3204368 - 10/01/04 05:47 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

I used to give them a small sideway tamp. Like moving the jar left and right in a fast succession a few times.


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