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Just inoculated, and I'm left with a few questions
    #3693218 - 01/28/05 01:26 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

I just inoculated 24 1/2 pint PF jars with equadorian spores. The jars have aluminum foil over the tops to cover the drilled holes. I was wondering if I should take the foil off the lids? Also should the jars be left lid side down or up when incubating? Anybody have a rough idea of how long it would take for each 1/2 pint jar to colonize with 4 spots of .5cc injected in each of Equador? Thanks

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Re: Just inoculated, and I'm left with a few questions [Re: brianh1818]
    #3693251 - 01/28/05 01:37 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

keep foil and lids on for all incubation. remove foil only if colonization stops (for gas exchange). keep jars with lid side up.
my ecuador jars took 1 month to fully colonize, but it was too cold. in ideal conditions it should take much less than 1 month, good luck!


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Re: Just inoculated, and I'm left with a few questions [Re: lepiota]
    #3693280 - 01/28/05 01:49 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Only flip and remove foil if colonization stops as said...untill then leave it..in the right temps you should have 100% colonized in 2-4 weeks. It can vary though.

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