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How do you water bulk substrate?
    #3612601 - 01/11/05 02:24 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I use laundry baskets filled with mulch. during the beginning of each flush the substrate gets dry and hard. (even with high humidity) i poke holes in the top so water will penetrate the mulch.

is there a better way to do this?


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Re: How do you water bulk substrate? [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3617778 - 01/12/05 02:09 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Once I have dunked them in a bath tube over night and it worked well ...


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Re: How do you water bulk substrate? [Re: ragadinks]
    #3620078 - 01/12/05 09:00 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

thanks raga.

i was thinking about putting PVC pipes (with holes in them) in the middle of the basket.

and are you the who came up with the idea of using laundry baskets? if so thanks!


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Re: How do you water bulk substrate? [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3620166 - 01/12/05 09:12 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

> i was thinking about putting PVC pipes (with holes in them) in the middle of the basket.
Maybe also the kind of systems that are used for watering indoor plants when being on holidays would work ?
(Or a bottle of water upside down in the substrate :grin: )

> and are you the who came up with the idea of using laundry baskets?
> if so thanks!
Not really. I have seen a tek where someone has used similar but smaller baskets for growing active mushrooms at mycotopia ...


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Re: How do you water bulk substrate? [Re: lonestar2004]
    #3620740 - 01/12/05 11:11 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Ya know, have you ever seen the Straw Tek. Maybe you should check that out.


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