Home | Community | Message Board


Vaposhop
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!

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinemcdonalds_is_fun
Stranger
 User Gallery
Registered: 02/16/05
Posts: 71
Last seen: 2 years, 5 months
light
    #3850758 - 03/01/05 06:25 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

hi,
i have ordered spore syringes and have read up a lot for my first grow. i am going to do it pf tek. in the grow guides i didnt see anything about you needing a light, but in some of the grow logs i have seen people using lamps. do you need to use a light to grow shrooms? cheers :smile: :thumbup:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlineo0brandnewcolony
PsychedelicEnthusiast
Male User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 625
Loc: Upstairs...
Last seen: 7 years, 19 days
Re: light [Re: mcdonalds_is_fun]
    #3850810 - 03/01/05 06:44 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

They need some light, but just having them in a cleat tub does the trick, but you'll have shrooms growing in all directions.

I'm not sure of the exact wavelength but you could just use a flourescent set to a 12/12 cycle.

The mushrooms will grow towards the light, so if the only light is coming from the top then you'll have nice even flushes.

Good luck!


--------------------


LSA Extraction Pictorial



Keeping my spirit alive.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlineo0brandnewcolony
PsychedelicEnthusiast
Male User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 625
Loc: Upstairs...
Last seen: 7 years, 19 days
Re: light [Re: o0brandnewcolony]
    #3850811 - 03/01/05 06:44 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Also, use the search function next time!


--------------------


LSA Extraction Pictorial



Keeping my spirit alive.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinelordoftheshroomz
recoveringaddict
 User Gallery

Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 1,631
Loc: wouldn't you like to kno ...
Last seen: 11 years, 1 month
Re: light [Re: o0brandnewcolony]
    #3850939 - 03/01/05 09:12 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

use light to initiate pinning and continue throught he fruiting stage but not during incubation


--------------------
MY Glove Box, Automated Terrarium, and Incubator
Lil' Wyte, Three Six Mafia, Project Pat will bring it to ya door if theres ana on ya chest.
THE PATRIOT ACT MAY BE THE DOOM OF US ALL! THEY CAN GET THINGS LIKE YOUR MEDICAL/LEGAL RECORDS, YOUR INTERNET HISTORY, YOUR GOOGLE SEARCH INFORMATION, ALL WITHOUT PROBABLE CAUSE OR A WARRANT! ALSO NO ONE CAN LEGALLY TELL YOU. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE, THIS ISN'T EXACTLY A FREE COUNTRY ANYMORE NOW IS IT? THEY ARE DESTROYING THIS COUNTRY SO THEY CAN GET RICHER! THE WAR IN IRAQ ACCOMPLISHED NOTHING! HELP GET THE CONSERVATIVE RIGHT WING-NUTS OUT OF POWER, MAKE AN EDUCATED VOTE!


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinemcdonalds_is_fun
Stranger
 User Gallery
Registered: 02/16/05
Posts: 71
Last seen: 2 years, 5 months
Re: light [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #3854972 - 03/02/05 01:11 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

hey, cheers for the help. i have a 20w lamp that i want to use, but it lets off a bit of heat. i will be growing inside a chest with a rubermade container inside of it. i am worried the heat of the lamp could make the temps a bit high. would it be alright as long as its not getting the direct heat from the lamp and i keep it a same distance (a foot or so)?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleTerrapinSunrise
Stranger
Registered: 01/27/03
Posts: 350
Loc: KY
Re: light [Re: mcdonalds_is_fun]
    #3855228 - 03/02/05 02:18 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

does anybody else use xmas lights? i'm using blue icycle lights and, well, i definitely am not able to grow anything that looks like a mushroom....

does it HAVE to be fluorescent?? (or sunlight)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinemcdonalds_is_fun
Stranger
 User Gallery
Registered: 02/16/05
Posts: 71
Last seen: 2 years, 5 months
Re: light [Re: TerrapinSunrise]
    #3861290 - 03/03/05 06:56 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

I also have another question, can use any lower light cycle than 12/12?
cheers


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

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* The distance of the light source from the casing tony8404 541 3 09/05/08 01:11 PM
by Pan_
* How do I make sure how many kelvins is this lamp?
( 1 2 all )
Vibration 2,164 32 02/23/11 07:56 PM
by Vibration
* Buying CFL lamp Vibration 466 10 07/18/11 11:37 AM
by naturesrevolt
* basking lamp plus fan for drying mushrooms? yoimjohn 322 1 09/29/11 04:07 AM
by SubGen1us
* Fluorescent lamp vs. Fluorescent Plant lamp Joshua 868 4 12/20/01 06:58 AM
by Anonymous
* Optimal wavelengths and environment for p.cube growth
( 1 2 all )
quickpick 8,408 29 08/21/08 04:55 PM
by quickpick
* Relationship between color temperature, wavelength, and CF light Doomhammer 26,319 19 12/13/08 09:21 PM
by wisco
* Which fluorescent light best for dunk and roll rocketop420 1,184 16 04/24/11 11:17 AM
by Maverick

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
331 topic views. 18 members, 102 guests and 13 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Kraken Kratom
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.026 seconds spending 0.007 seconds on 19 queries.