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How often would you say something bad would happen?
    #3529969 - 12/22/04 01:32 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

what im trying to ask is what are your odds of something bad happening? green mold for instanse


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Re: How often would you say something bad would happen? [Re: Heineken]
    #3530438 - 12/22/04 05:12 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

30% of the time, some form of contam. (doesnt bother me)

But my last grow it was 99% Gah! I tried to be as sterlie as possible.

Going back to my lazy ways, chuck the glove box in the bin.


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Re: How often would you say something bad would happen? [Re: JaRRn]
    #3533354 - 12/22/04 10:34 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

So far I have had only a 10% contamination rate.


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Re: How often would you say something bad would happen? [Re: gryphix]
    #3537678 - 12/24/04 12:01 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

This last time has put me off growing shrooms. Cactus dont contaminate :smile:


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Re: How often would you say something bad would happen? [Re: Heineken]
    #3538246 - 12/24/04 07:47 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

That is DEPENENT on YOU.

If you are conscientious about using STERILE procedures.

If you use a GOOD glove box.

If you use a HEPA filtered FLOW HOOD.

If you use a PC properly.

My foaf has all the bells & whistles & suffers about a 3 to 5% contam rate.

Most of that is either sloppy G2G, or after casing a colonized bulk substrate.


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Re: How often would you say something bad would happen? [Re: agar]
    #3538679 - 12/24/04 12:01 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Cactus dont contaminate
-I disagree. Various molds and root rot, things like that affect cacti. I know, i've had problems with them before. :smile:

I'm careful and don't contam much. I think your contam rate is really up to how careful you are in your procedures.


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Re: How often would you say something bad would happen? [Re: Heineken]
    #3551616 - 12/28/04 03:53 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

It all just depends on how sterile you are. Practice good techniques, and 0-30% loss can be expected.


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