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Offlinepsychedelicatessen
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2 holes vs 4 holes?
    #3277797 - 10/26/04 02:09 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

For inoculation. with 1 layer of foil

I colonized my first jars...and the one that colon'd faster was the one with looser tinfoil (more gas exchange).....so then I thought, maybe I can kill 2 birds with 1 stone if I poked 4 holes...more gas exchange and more myc spots.

So whats better? 2 or 4
2 holes vs 4 holes for BRF half pints
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Re: 2 holes vs 4 holes? [Re: psychedelicatessen]
    #3277801 - 10/26/04 02:10 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Four holes of course. Not just for air exchange but for more injection points.


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Re: 2 holes vs 4 holes? [Re: scatmanrav]
    #3277808 - 10/26/04 02:12 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

On my first grow, I used 2 holes.. It took about 3 weeks for the cakes to colonize.

This time, I'm using 4, and I can already tell that they're going to be much faster.

I put a layer of Tyvek over the disc, and don't bother with foil while incubating.


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Re: 2 holes vs 4 holes? [Re: scatmanrav]
    #3277810 - 10/26/04 02:12 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I wouldn't recommend 2 holes to anybody in the first place.
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Re: 2 holes vs 4 holes? [Re: Sam1912]
    #3277824 - 10/26/04 02:32 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

4 holes are better than 2 IME. :wink:


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