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new to bulk growing need some help
    #3811809 - 02/21/05 05:51 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Two colonized corn Mycobags were spawned to about 20lbs. of cow manure.
THe mixture was placed inside a clear rubbermaid with a heating pad under it and a blanket covering the tub.

The mycellium is taking over the poo, but there are a few questions I need help with.

Water runs down the sides and drips off the top of the lid whenever the heating pad is on. I turned off the heating pad, and it has reduced the amount of water to just condensation on the sides and a couple drops on the lid.

It's been a good week now that the spawn was placed in the poo and it looks about 30%-40% colonized. The mycellium is fluffy, and there are little shoots coming off of it.(not pins, just little tiny antenna-like objects)

Should I keep the heating pad on or does it generate too much moisture?
Also, how can I tell whenever the substrate is ready to be introduced to light? Will tiny pins pop up or is there something else I should look for?

Should I fan the container for air exchange? or will that bring the risk of contamination since the substrate isn't fully colonized.

whenever I push on the sides of the container I can see small amounts of water up against the rubbermaid. probably from it dripping down the side.


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Re: new to bulk growing need some help [Re: HidingInPlainSight]
    #3812014 - 02/21/05 06:14 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

i would turn the heat pad off and try and put a hole in one of the bottom corners so there isnt water sitting in the bottom of the rubbermaid...when it is fully colonized,put a casing layer on it (read up on this in the FAQ)..dont fan it until the casing layer is on and fruiting has started..peace!


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Re: new to bulk growing need some help [Re: pizzle3k]
    #3812082 - 02/21/05 06:21 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

wouldn't putting holes in the bottom introduce the risk for contamination and let too much moisture escape drying out the substrate?


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Re: new to bulk growing need some help [Re: HidingInPlainSight]
    #3812746 - 02/21/05 08:02 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

no..just one small hole(drill works best) bout the circumference of a ciggarette wont effect your humidity,but iwould refrain from doing this until the substrate is about 70% colonized so it could fight off a contam,but IMO you wont need to worry bout that...


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Re: new to bulk growing need some help [Re: pizzle3k]
    #3813228 - 02/21/05 09:39 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

thanks alot for your help pizzle :smile:


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