Home | Community | Message Board


Azarius
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: Perlite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
InvisibleSumGuy
addict

Registered: 07/26/01
Posts: 556
HoT SHiT! Coconut bark for humidity!
    #380581 - 08/28/01 11:20 AM (15 years, 3 months ago)

A.F.O.A.F Used coconut bark soaked in water to throw in the bottom of a big rubbermaid hinged top container because they didn't want to use perlite due to the extreme amount of humidity it creates usually (95+) I'm sure if less water is used it can be regulated but it's too hard, they also didn't have perlite but they still had coco bark from the casing left over. If you're willing to spend the extra money on the coconut bark (get chunks) it works great they say the humidity is consistantly between 90-93% which is much better than 95-99% at least from what I've read. true or false?



--------------------
-SumGuy :cool:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblepuscle
genius of love
Registered: 01/07/01
Posts: 4,539
Loc: NY
Re: HoT SHiT! Coconut bark for humidity! [Re: SumGuy]
    #380598 - 08/28/01 12:06 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

You're asking for contams. You need something non-nutritious for humidity.



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleNDK
member
Registered: 07/13/01
Posts: 186
Re: HoT SHiT! Coconut bark for humidity! [Re: puscle]
    #380601 - 08/28/01 12:08 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

That being said, perlite gets infected with stinky bacteria pretty quick unless you add bleach or H2O2 to the water.

If perlite produces too much humidity the obvious answer is to use less perlite or drill some holes in your container to lower it - improves air exchange too.



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMcMan
Pooh-Bah
Registered: 12/05/00
Posts: 661
Loc: USA
Post deleted by users_request [Re: NDK]
    #380625 - 08/28/01 12:49 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblepuscle
genius of love
Registered: 01/07/01
Posts: 4,539
Loc: NY
Re: HoT SHiT! Coconut bark for humidity! [Re: McMan]
    #380686 - 08/28/01 02:23 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

No, even the bark off a tree has nutrional value. Or a dead branch. Still, these fibers are absorbent which makes them the perfect medium for growth of any sort. Mycelia included.



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMcMan
Pooh-Bah
Registered: 12/05/00
Posts: 661
Loc: USA
Post deleted by users_request [Re: puscle]
    #380698 - 08/28/01 02:37 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMcMan
Pooh-Bah
Registered: 12/05/00
Posts: 661
Loc: USA
Post deleted by users_request [Re: McMan]
    #380703 - 08/28/01 02:45 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblepuscle
genius of love
Registered: 01/07/01
Posts: 4,539
Loc: NY
Re: HoT SHiT! Coconut bark for humidity! [Re: McMan]
    #380709 - 08/28/01 02:53 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

Damn, that stuff is almost inert. You win.



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMcMan
Pooh-Bah
Registered: 12/05/00
Posts: 661
Loc: USA
Post deleted by users_request [Re: McMan]
    #380710 - 08/28/01 02:53 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: Perlite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Coconut Bark? SumGuy 627 3 08/18/01 12:36 AM
by oscill8
* coco-coir = coconut bark? Squid 1,166 13 01/07/03 05:20 AM
by Roadkill
* Coconut Bark? Loui 1,198 10 09/19/03 08:48 PM
by THATS iT!
* coconut bark jisk8 596 8 12/04/05 08:24 PM
by walkclothed
* Coconut Bark - Does it Work? Atomic_Mushroom 748 9 08/21/07 10:05 PM
by Atomic_Mushroom
* Is Coconut Bark the same thing as Coco Coir primal_future 1,164 5 07/15/02 01:46 PM
by groingrinder
* Coconut Bark for Casing??? Deuce 473 1 12/27/02 11:08 PM
by mix_up
* Humidity/Perlite djalexr 1,232 8 02/08/06 01:02 PM
by Premedman1

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, Prisoner#1, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, EvilMushroom666, cronicr, PussyFart
1,073 topic views. 17 members, 53 guests and 37 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Kratom Eye
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.031 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 14 queries.