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pf tek pinhead formation - please advise
    #365753 - 08/02/01 06:33 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

hey everyone, thanks for your time.

i'm a first time grower, using the pf tek, 1/2 pint jars and all. my first two jars colonized quick, 100% in about 14 days. so i moved them to two coke bottle terrariums. small white fuzzballs soon appeared on various locations on the surface of the cake. i was told that this means the humidity is too high, so i adjusted it downward by making the air volume larger. i have no changes in the cakes, its been about 5 days in the coke bottles (post-birthday). is this normal? when should i really expect pins to form? is there a place i can get pics of cakes that are right BEFORE they pin? also - i have more jars, 2 more have reached 100%. i was pondering building the ultra sonic humidifier terrarium setup. but if i already have too much humidity in my coke bottles, is this a bad idea? though im told thats the way to go. also - how long before i should start worrying about no pins, i.e. whats the average number of days between birthday and pin formation? any help is greatly appreciated. thanks again.

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Re: pf tek pinhead formation - please advise [Re: aegagropilon]
    #365759 - 08/02/01 06:42 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

Next time wait for invitro pins to form. This is an important part of the PF-Tek. it can take weeks for pins to form in the terrarium.

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Re: pf tek pinhead formation - please advise [Re: aegagropilon]
    #365765 - 08/02/01 06:49 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

b-day to pin formation ususally occurs within a week but can take up to 2. cakes look the same before and during pinning, but look for signs of fresh fluffy growth on the outside to indicate good health. I would suggest you keep the humidity higher, fuzzballs arent bad.

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