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Air Exchange...yes! But how??
    #3342631 - 11/10/04 06:12 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)



I have bought 10 pieces of these glasses and a german book on growing mushrooms reccomends them. But I am not shure mexicana A mycelium will get enough air exchange or not, because the book doesnt mention anything about this. The lids are not fitting tight actually (because normally they have a rubber ring around them) but when I close them on top of the aluminum foil it looks like the jars get pretty air-tight.
For cubensis this is no problem as I experienced, but this one in the pic is for mexicana A, for sclerotia forming. So it will have to stay in the closet for 3 months or so.
What do you think? Air will be sufficient or no?


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3342648 - 11/10/04 06:16 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Well i'd think not and yeah that is a good Q..I'd say crack the lid but that's such a great idea, maybe you could drill tiny holes in the top of the glass?...nah, u'd need a diamond tipped bit, lol, well I don't know but if I find out something i'll post, gl


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3342652 - 11/10/04 06:17 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

i doubt anyone but you knows about that style of jar, it is strange to me.


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Good now thats clear.WHO FUCKING CARES. If I am fat u all keep pointing it out like its suppose to be a secret.LIke u really have nothing better to do then make fat jokes. If o know its like I do I know yall can come up with NEW AND BETTER SHIT . This shit is old and boring . I left in the first place cause this shit got boring not because of the fat jokes . Fat jokes dont bother me but seriously its old[/quote]


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: Psychoslut]
    #3342661 - 11/10/04 06:20 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

What is the book called that you are reading? Use the german name if it's all in german, do'nt wry about translating.


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #3342778 - 11/10/04 06:42 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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IGnosticAbhorI said:
What is the book called that you are reading? Use the german name if it's all in german, do'nt wry about translating.










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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3342807 - 11/10/04 06:52 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

take a pic of the jar with no foil or lid, and show me the underside of the lid, so we can all better help think of a way to get a small amount of gas exchange in there for ya.


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Good now thats clear.WHO FUCKING CARES. If I am fat u all keep pointing it out like its suppose to be a secret.LIke u really have nothing better to do then make fat jokes. If o know its like I do I know yall can come up with NEW AND BETTER SHIT . This shit is old and boring . I left in the first place cause this shit got boring not because of the fat jokes . Fat jokes dont bother me but seriously its old[/quote]


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: Psychoslut]
    #3342859 - 11/10/04 07:05 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

here ya go





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    #3342888 - 11/10/04 07:14 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

im trying to think of a way to adapt a pollyfill filter, or somthing, but with it being an all glass jar im struck, i know i could get r done if i had that type of jar to work with.

yur just gonna have to not use that glass lid at all, use an aluminum foil lid, thats not air tight at all, and should release plenty of gas.

buy some normal jars, that will solve the problem.


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Good now thats clear.WHO FUCKING CARES. If I am fat u all keep pointing it out like its suppose to be a secret.LIke u really have nothing better to do then make fat jokes. If o know its like I do I know yall can come up with NEW AND BETTER SHIT . This shit is old and boring . I left in the first place cause this shit got boring not because of the fat jokes . Fat jokes dont bother me but seriously its old[/quote]


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: Psychoslut]
    #3342897 - 11/10/04 07:18 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

thanks but the were pretty expansive man :smile:
i will just switch to growbags for mexicana i guess..

anyone any other ideas than buying new ones?


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3342910 - 11/10/04 07:20 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

oh by the way! what about polyethylene foil instead of lid? PE is said
to be able to let gasses through but will keep it moist enough i think. what do you think?


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3342925 - 11/10/04 07:24 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

just figure out a way to make that glass seal not so well, like maybe forming an aluminum gasket all ouround the rim of the jar, and set the glass lid on top, that should make it not so air tight


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Good now thats clear.WHO FUCKING CARES. If I am fat u all keep pointing it out like its suppose to be a secret.LIke u really have nothing better to do then make fat jokes. If o know its like I do I know yall can come up with NEW AND BETTER SHIT . This shit is old and boring . I left in the first place cause this shit got boring not because of the fat jokes . Fat jokes dont bother me but seriously its old[/quote]


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3342937 - 11/10/04 07:27 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

try to adapt polly fill on it somehow, like stick a wad of it between the jar and lid, then duct tape the lid down tight so it will only let gas out at the spot of the polly fill.


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[quote]KristiMidocean said:
Good now thats clear.WHO FUCKING CARES. If I am fat u all keep pointing it out like its suppose to be a secret.LIke u really have nothing better to do then make fat jokes. If o know its like I do I know yall can come up with NEW AND BETTER SHIT . This shit is old and boring . I left in the first place cause this shit got boring not because of the fat jokes . Fat jokes dont bother me but seriously its old[/quote]


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: Psychoslut]
    #3343036 - 11/10/04 07:53 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

you mean polyfill between a hole in the alu-foil and the lid?


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: nimbus]
    #3343057 - 11/10/04 07:55 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

ah oh, now I get it..you dont mean it like that.
not bad idea actually. worth a try


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    #3343100 - 11/10/04 08:05 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

do whatever works, your goal is to have a 100% air thight jar EXCEPT for the spot of the poly fill, that way bad gas can leave, but dirty air cant get in, do whatever it takes. i am not there with you so i cant tell you exactly how to put a polly fill filter on that jar, but if you work with it for awhile you will figure it out.

just get stoned, and sit there with that jar and some polly fill and tape, and mess around till you get that filter on there!

good luck.


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[quote]KristiMidocean said:
Good now thats clear.WHO FUCKING CARES. If I am fat u all keep pointing it out like its suppose to be a secret.LIke u really have nothing better to do then make fat jokes. If o know its like I do I know yall can come up with NEW AND BETTER SHIT . This shit is old and boring . I left in the first place cause this shit got boring not because of the fat jokes . Fat jokes dont bother me but seriously its old[/quote]


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Re: Air Exchange...yes! But how?? [Re: Psychoslut]
    #3343188 - 11/10/04 08:24 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

did that a minute ago :stoned: :grin:


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