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can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees?
    #3889990 - 03/09/05 12:31 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

im going to have to keep my rye jars hidden in my basement and wont be able ot heat them. They will be inoculated and kept at 70-75 until i move them outdoors. Is this ok? If it's just going to make them colonize slower i dont really care, i can wait. I just hope they will still fully colonize.


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: jtk]
    #3889996 - 03/09/05 12:32 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

yes that is fine and yes you're correct, it'll make colonization times longer.


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: jtk]
    #3890002 - 03/09/05 12:32 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

yes but very slowly.. i would recommend 80-86F


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: lucky711x]
    #3890008 - 03/09/05 12:33 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

And I have heard that slower colonization = higher chance of contam.


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: Taskenti]
    #3890021 - 03/09/05 12:35 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

do you think it will take over 3 weeks to colonize quart size jars at this temp?


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: jtk]
    #3890028 - 03/09/05 12:36 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

up to a month


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: lucky711x]
    #3890047 - 03/09/05 12:38 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

is there really a higher chance of contams? Im ordering my jars from spores 101 so hopefully they are steralized well and i dont need to worry about contams.


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Re: can my jars colonize at 70-75 degrees? [Re: jtk]
    #3890063 - 03/09/05 12:41 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

I've had mixed results. Although higher temperatures can cause faster colonization, I can also vouch for saying they also cause contams to grow faster as well. You may want to heat jars larger than a pint to have colonization completed in a reasonable time, but for 1/2 pint jars, I usually don't incubate.


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