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OfflineMycoJunkie
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Did I use enough vermiculite in my PF jars? . . . .
    #3462542 - 12/08/04 01:33 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I just read that you're supposed to use a 2:1 verm:BRF ratio. I probably used a 1.3:1 Verm:BRF ratio. Is this enough to have healthy enough cakes that wont take too much longer than 7-10 days to colonize the outside?

I made 8 jars, http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/7919/pag/2 says to use 6:3:3 cups of Vermiculite:BRF:Water.

I have no idea how much water i used, but the concoction wasnt too drippy when i put it in the jars.


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Re: Did I use enough vermiculite in my PF jars? . . . . [Re: MycoJunkie]
    #3462923 - 12/08/04 03:26 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

With the mix your using and not knowing how much water is in em 7-10 days to colonize no way. I'd be surprised if they ever finished.


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Re: Did I use enough vermiculite in my PF jars? . . . . [Re: Magash]
    #3463952 - 12/08/04 12:18 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Awww shit.  That sucks highly.  I used my cambodian syringe on 5 of them :frown: and half a PESA on 3.

Awww shit.
Do you suggest I start all over, using lipa yai?

Fuck it, ill redo all my jars :frown:
Son of a bitch, I'm a dumbass.


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Re: Did I use enough vermiculite in my PF jars? . . . . [Re: MycoJunkie]
    #3463986 - 12/08/04 12:30 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Yup, Magash is absolutely correct. They were fucked. I had to use a screwdriver to dig them out the substrate was so compacted. Apparently all the flour was too heavy for the little bit of verm in the mix.


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