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Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC?
    #3245708 - 10/12/04 01:15 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

SuP guys. Ordered a Maid of Honor 23qt PC Buuutttt it has not gotten here yet. My question is how do I go about sterilizing jiffy mix so I can case some mycobags that have colonized since I dont want them to pin inside the damn bag cause Im not gonna be getting much from there. Also, unless its really safe doesnt suggest to just throw in the jiffy mix without sterilizing cause Im too paranoid. Thanks for your help and sorry if its been posted already.


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Re: Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC? [Re: QbanMoJo]
    #3245717 - 10/12/04 01:17 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

wet it a bit then put it inside a microwave-container and nuke it for about 4min, well thats what works for me :grin:


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Re: Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC? [Re: QbanMoJo]
    #3245719 - 10/12/04 01:18 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

You need to pasturize jiffy mix ....get coir/verm its better for casing


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Re: Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC? [Re: aussieone]
    #3245720 - 10/12/04 01:19 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Ahhh my Australian friend...thanks. I thought I had read that somewhere but didnt wanna take a chance. Anybody else approve?


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Re: Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC? [Re: QbanMoJo]
    #3245725 - 10/12/04 01:20 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I thought jiffy mix was a mixture of coir and such?


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Re: Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC? [Re: OldSpice]
    #3245727 - 10/12/04 01:20 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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Alounacara said:
You need to pasturize jiffy mix ....get coir/verm its better for casing




Ehhh? Pasteurize? Havent seen that before concernind Jiffy Mix...I would do Coir/Verm but its really a convinience to buy jiffy mix.


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Re: Wanna sterilize Jiffy Mix without PC? [Re: QbanMoJo]
    #3245736 - 10/12/04 01:22 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

You could pasteurize it in the oven at 170 F for like 60-90 min's. I've microwaved my casing mixes before for about 4-5 min's also like aussieone said and it turned out ok for me.
Jiffymix is 50/50 (peat/verm.) if i'm not mistaken.


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