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Offlineabbazabba
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fav substrate poll...help me out please
    #341011 - 06/15/01 06:59 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

ok, i'm hoping i can increase my yields by getting away from this brf/verm crap...i've read that birdseed is great... what are your favorite substrates that produce the highest yield??? i know this may be a pain in the ass, but could you PLEASE PLEASE put the ratio's of ingredients of your substrate (for 12 halfpints.) i'm still a newbie and would like to try something new without fucking up by improvising and guessing how much water/seed/shi to put int...thanks alot for all the help....shroom on!!! oh yeah, what's your favorite strain???



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OfflinePsike
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: abbazabba]
    #341015 - 06/15/01 07:04 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

i'm with abbazabba. i want to know some opinions too. hey abba, what strain are you growing? how's the potency?

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Offlineauto59009
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: Psike]
    #341020 - 06/15/01 07:12 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

i have read a lot about the birdseed substrates (btw finch seed is bird seed yes/no?) and most make themselves sound quite dififcult to pull off correctly, so any help would be appreciated. personal opinions are always good!

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Offlineabbazabba
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: Psike]
    #341023 - 06/15/01 07:13 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

i've tried cambo's, pf, and amazonians...all were pretty good but i'm looking to get better with different substrates. i've cased with 50/50+, straight verm, and want to try cocofiber next. i'd like to use a better substrate than brf/verm though.



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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: abbazabba]
    #341027 - 06/15/01 07:18 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

abba....there is a good tek for pan cyans (supposedly the 4th most potent mushroom in the world). it's on the shroomery. it's got a weird way to case, but it uses wood chips not cocoa fiber. if you want a challenge and a potent crop, find some pan cyan prints.

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Offlineabbazabba
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: Psike]
    #341029 - 06/15/01 07:20 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

dude...thanks for the info, but i'm really not that experienced to take on that...i was just looking for a more nutrious substrate to get a higher yield...thanks though



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Offlineegghead
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: abbazabba]
    #341139 - 06/15/01 09:28 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

Birdseed is ok, monkey likes rye better. It smells good when you cook it, it's got good nutrient levels, shakes well and the shrooms just luv it.



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InvisibleBrownPastures
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: abbazabba]
    #341193 - 06/15/01 11:26 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

If you want a bigger yeald. How about using up that space you have in your cake that's filled with verm. and replace it with more substrate?? meaning -  scrach adding the verm to the substrate and just make an ALL-substrate cake
9er Tek
Now with the bird seed ... using it isn't a DEFINATE way to get more yealds. When pressure cooked and colonized it does increase the spawning of dung a little but my monkeys think it's just because the grains are smaller and more easily spread out. With pans it's great. There realy is no SUPER SUBSTRATE other than.... tadaaaaaaa.... dung, crap, manure call it what you like - shrooms live on this ! So if you want to increase your yealds i suggest you read the link a couple of times, make some cakes , buy yourself some manure, pasturize the manure, and spawn it with your cakes. Easy as pie :wink:... peace and good luck

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Offlineabbazabba
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: BrownPastures]
    #341345 - 06/15/01 06:31 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

thanks for the tips...i'll try the alien tec soon, how important is a pressure cooker??



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OfflineDhmon
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Re: fav substrate poll...help me out please [Re: abbazabba]
    #341422 - 06/15/01 08:49 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

some ppl says that is a must have ... i never use a pressure cook and never got 1 jar contaminated. I use a common cooker and put the jars there for 2 hours.

dhmon



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