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Attic Adventure..suggestions please
    #3690347 - 01/27/05 09:47 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Alright everyone im planning on doing an attic adventure with some mushrooms. So far i have:
20gal tank
2 300watt fish tank heaters
and a 10 gal water cooler for incubating

Once i order the strain i plan to start the cakes, i have a question about perlite in my terrarium,if i place a wire mesh above it,chicken wire fence i assume will be good enough, then put a layer of verm for moisture...and then place my substrate on top of the verm,and then case the substrate...will this all work out if i keep the RH at 95-98% all the time....i will be casing with just verm...will the layers of substrate and casing keep the perlite from attaining its RH target?


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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: MontyRev]
    #3690510 - 01/27/05 10:14 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: MontyRev]
    #3690746 - 01/27/05 10:50 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

your first concern should be with maintaining an even temperature, you need to
monitor whats going on up there for a couple weeks or you'll be starting over quick


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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: Prisoner#1]
    #3691499 - 01/28/05 12:26 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

sooo i should set it all up without the stuff...and make sure im maintaining even temperatures?


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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: MontyRev]
    #3691671 - 01/28/05 01:08 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

or just get a thermometer that records highest and lowest temp. and leave it up there and check it every couple o days.


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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: incubaby_421]
    #3691698 - 01/28/05 01:15 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

yea its winter right now....so low to high is 20-60 degrees.....but i will be having them in a controlled environment where i hope to maintain 75-85 degree fruiting chamber


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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: MontyRev]
    #3691928 - 01/28/05 02:43 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

you can find that on 60deg days the attic can be 90 or it could be 40, the temps
can fluctuate 20-30 degrees in a matter of minutes, it depends on how its all
ventalated and insulated. also make sure that you have fiberglass insulation,
if its cellulose, you'll leave a trail to your grow.


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Re: Attic Adventure..suggestions please [Re: Prisoner#1]
    #3692974 - 01/28/05 12:24 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Yeah man, you stablize it for day time temps and night time will be bad and vice verse. Attics are tough...


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