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Mycobag expiration?
    #3682158 - 01/26/05 09:28 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

A while back (2+ months) I received Mycobags from mycobag.com

My question is.. will these bags still have enough moisture to use now?
They looked a little dry, but I injected a half spore syringe in each one..

I know half of a syringe is excessive.. but it was free from a friend. :smile:


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Re: Mycobag expiration? [Re: HidingInPlainSight]
    #3682160 - 01/26/05 09:30 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

From the FAQ at www.mycobag.com:

"What is the shelf life of my Myco Environment Bag (TM)?
Our tests have proven the shelf life of the Myco Environment Bag(TM) to be at least 4 months from the time of product arrival before possible expiration. If the bag is stored in a relatively stable environment with normal humidity (dry air could dry out the substrate mixture) then there is reason to believe the bag could store as long as 6 months. All bags shipped from our store are from recently sterilized batches, so you can be guaranteed to receive a fresh product with a full shelf life expectancy."


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Re: Mycobag expiration? [Re: HidingInPlainSight]
    #3682764 - 01/26/05 01:18 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

They are probably fine. I have found that if you store them rolled up with the filter patch pressed to the side of the substrate, they last seemingly forever (like the way they come in the box when ordered). I have some over a year old that are still good. Unrolled ones with the filter patch exposed have eventually contaminated or dried out, but it still takes a long time unless they are in a really dry and hot environment. Putting them directly on a heating pad will dry them out in a couple of weeks.

Although the filter patch can keep mold spores out of the bag, if one viable mold spore lands on the filter patch and germinates in the slowly escaping water vapor, it will force its way through the filter patch like a tree root through a concrete sidewalk. It is like it can smell the goodies inside and nothing will stop it. Damn mold.


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Re: Mycobag expiration? [Re: Holydiver]
    #3683080 - 01/26/05 02:49 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Thanks alot guys!

I will post pics of my progess in a grow log soon.


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