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OfflineMoxemerald
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IS this terrarium ok?
    #3256673 - 10/20/04 05:15 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)



- 2 liter soda bottle

- top cut off

- seran wrap / big ziplock with rubberband covering open top

- inch of wet perlite on bottom

- fan 2-3 x a day

-dunk and rolled cake in there


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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: Moxemerald]
    #3256789 - 10/20/04 05:34 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Come on guys, Im on a budget and I need to know a great terrarium for abotu as cheap as the one i just mentioned.


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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: Moxemerald]
    #3256817 - 10/20/04 05:38 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

im not a pro or anything at growing so i cant tell you if its good, sounds good to me but did you read the poor mans terrerium


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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: Moxemerald]
    #3256826 - 10/20/04 05:40 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

should be fine, as long as its closed off so nothing can get in and no humidity can get out. I would use a 3 liter though, give the little guys some room to stretch out. The first time I tried to grow (I was given a colonized cake as a tip for a tattoo years ago), I just put the cake under a clear bowl, no perlite, no fanning, no nothing. Mushies still grew. As long as there are no contams, the damb things will grow just about anywhere. Of course a terrarium is pretty cheap and simple to construct, but with one cake, no worries. hope this helps.

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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: beejay]
    #3256859 - 10/20/04 05:46 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

So you think I shouldnt really fan too much because itll be too risky of contams?


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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: Moxemerald]
    #3256927 - 10/20/04 05:59 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

no I would fan 4-5 times a day, less is fine though. Once cakes are fully colonized they are pretty good at fighting off contams. As long as there isnt constant exposure to dirty air youll be fine. Dust is bad, try not to let any get in there. and some moist vermiculite under and on top of your cake too, gives it some exra moisture. Just wet the verm. then microwave it for 5-8 mins on high, let cool, and you should be good to go. Also the concensus seems to be that dunking after the first flush is a good idea, though there are mixed opinions on whether to dunk b4 the first flush. From my first real grow I found that cakes alowed to pin in the jar a little bit did the best. I only did one set of cakes though, 16 in total. Others say to birth after about 3 days from complete colonization. Results vary from person to person on these types of details. Remember most of this info is from posts and less from experience, I am just a newbie too. Though so far my ventures have been quite succesful.

beejay


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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: beejay]
    #3256939 - 10/20/04 06:01 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

thanks


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Re: IS this terrarium ok? [Re: Moxemerald]
    #3256999 - 10/20/04 06:15 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

yesm


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