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Chunky Verm.
    #385051 - 09/03/01 11:59 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

I just bought a bag of verm. that is made of large chunks, rather than the smaller type of been using... still okay??



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #385053 - 09/04/01 12:02 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

By big do you mean coarse??
Or like in blocks etc...
Coasre works fine just watch you water content


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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #385102 - 09/04/01 01:02 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

yeah - ch eers - basically just not fine grade



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #385106 - 09/04/01 01:07 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

generally the coarse type is prefered. for some reason, cubie mycelium need gaps to bridge for fastest groath.



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: tchyted]
    #385222 - 09/04/01 04:13 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

yea the chunky stuff is better ..better air exchange and faster colonization

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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #385339 - 09/04/01 10:40 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

I need to throw my two cents in. Coarse verm can throw your moisture content way off. (too wet) Also, it's about useless as a contam barrier. The solution, make it finer in a blender. Be careful as a blender can turn it to powder in just a few seconds. By the way, the coarse stuff is great for casing.



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: puscle]
    #385349 - 09/04/01 10:50 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

So it would be okay to use the thicker grade on the bottom as well as the substrate, fine grade for ramsey seal.
How can thicker verm. chunks throw my water content up the shit? does it hold too much?? Thanx for the help anyway guys.



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #385357 - 09/04/01 10:57 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Chunky verm wont throw off your substrate. I think it works better try it you'll see.



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: Zen Peddler]
    #385360 - 09/04/01 11:05 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

It doesn't hold enuf water. Try this, measure a cup of the coarse, blender it and measure again. See?



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: puscle]
    #385508 - 09/04/01 03:08 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Im with puscle on that one. Ive used chunky and the finer grade shit i get at plant world. And i get better results with finer. Cant tell the differnece in colinization time.
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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: puscle]
    #385509 - 09/04/01 03:08 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Im with puscle on that one. Ive used chunky and the finer grade shit i get at plant world. And i get better results with finer. Cant tell the differnece in colinization time.
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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: baraka]
    #385607 - 09/04/01 05:56 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

i think the fine grade shit sucks as a contam barrier because it moves around too much..you get some mold spores in your innoculation holes and they work their way in easily

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Cutting right angle donuts on a dime
and stopping right at my Birkenstocks,
and me yelping...Holy fucking shit!


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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: My Third Eye]
    #385627 - 09/04/01 06:25 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Well I've got the coarse stuff here, and I do mean coarse. It's as effective as a sceen door at stopping contams.



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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: puscle]
    #385629 - 09/04/01 06:29 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

thats cool..peace

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and stopping right at my Birkenstocks,
and me yelping...Holy fucking shit!


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Re: Chunky Verm. [Re: puscle]
    #386140 - 09/05/01 08:58 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Yeah cheers - i just tried to use thicker grade and fine grade - 250ml with 120 ml water in each - i had about 30ml residue down the bottom of the bowl with the thick grade, so it doesnt retain water as well!! Shit, my friend got me 100 litres of the shit!! Where's my blender??



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