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InvisibleDamn_Skippy
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Bulk casing question
    #3796191 - 02/18/05 01:00 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

okay, I have read through the teks and couldn't find what I needed. This is how I am going to case my poo. Let me know if this will work. Opinions welcome.

I have 19qt container that is 10 inches high. so, by my formula if I want 4 inches of poo in the container the 4inches/10inches=.4 x 19qts= 7.6qts of poo. Meaning I will need 2 or three quarts of spawn to colonize it. Can I colonize the poo in the oven bag? or should I case it and let the spawn colonize it inside the casing? Also should I use verm and coir layers? or just let it fruit off the poo?


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Re: Bulk casing question [Re: Damn_Skippy]
    #3796292 - 02/18/05 01:18 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

not sure on your math... youll want to pasteurize the poo then colonize in your tub. Then when its all white you add your mixture of verm/coir.


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Re: Bulk casing question [Re: dobinky]
    #3796356 - 02/18/05 01:27 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

in theory that formula should work.

4inches of substrate/4inches height=1 x 19qts= 19qts of total substrate volume
or
4inches of substrate/8inch height=.5 x 18qts= 9qts of total substrate volume

the inches cancel out and volume becomes the new units. They are approximations because they don't take into account that most containers are tapered. But I like to have the volumes of everything I use before I start putting substrate together

Thanks dob


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