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A question about incubators...
    #3238231 - 10/10/04 04:00 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Hello all, I am brand new to the world of shroom growth.

I have been hanging around www.shroomtalk.com and talking with them, however I need a question asked here.

I'm about to recieve my 1st spores ("Z" Strain) to grow

I am using the new PF Tek on this site. I know that after I inoculate my jars with the spores I need to store them in a dark place at 80-85f, 85 being about the best. I have tried a few ways to get my area around the future jar box up to that temp. However EVEN with a 125W heat lamp I can only get it up to like 79f.

Does anyone here have a tek or maybe a picture of making a good incubator?

You can read my grow log here, any comments would be nice.

http://www.shroomtalk.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=9277#9277
Thanks!


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: thenewuser]
    #3238236 - 10/10/04 04:02 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

tub in tub is the best way
two rubbermaid tubs
one 100w submersible aquarium heater (~$15 at any pet store)
water to the top of the aquarium heater in one rubber maid, with the second rubbermaid resting on top.
adjust temp until 86 is held constant
a very easy method- known as "Tub in tub incubator"


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: muse_sick]
    #3238243 - 10/10/04 04:05 AM (13 years, 8 months ago)

thank you very much


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: muse_sick]
    #3239508 - 10/10/04 05:36 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

so um are the tubs the same size? or 1 smaller?

Anyone have a pic plz? :smile:


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: thenewuser]
    #3239515 - 10/10/04 05:39 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

here it is the  tub in tub  :thumbup:


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: thenewuser]
    #3239517 - 10/10/04 05:39 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Look up Magash's Rye Tek. Got everthing you need. GL


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: muse_sick]
    #3239526 - 10/10/04 05:44 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

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muse_sick said:
one 100w submersible aquarium heater (~$15 at any pet store)





Does it have to be 100w or is that just the best one to get?


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: KaptKid]
    #3239529 - 10/10/04 05:45 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

ahhh thanks a lot :smile: :smile: :smile:


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: thenewuser]
    #3239535 - 10/10/04 05:47 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

Should you keep the temp in the incubator lower since the jars are a few degrees higher inside or should you just set the incubator to 85 or 86? I just set up a incubator at 82 and in 2 days went from no myc for a week to some nice small spots in about half the jars. Would uping the temp speed up the process or am I good where im at right now?


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: Lawson]
    #3239539 - 10/10/04 05:49 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

I use a 25w one and it has no problems with keeping the incubator at 85-86f in a relatively cold room (about 65f).


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Re: I question about incubators... [Re: Shroomsbrrr]
    #3239545 - 10/10/04 05:51 PM (13 years, 8 months ago)

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Should you keep the temp in the incubator lower since the jars are a few degrees higher inside or should you just set the incubator to 85 or 86? I just set up a incubator at 82 and in 2 days went from no myc for a week to some nice small spots in about half the jars. Would uping the temp speed up the process or am I good where im at right now?




Your good at 82 or 83.Don't let it go over 86.To much heat starts slowing down the prosess.


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