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OfflineNextKind
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Casing
    #4038772 - 04/10/05 11:03 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

How easily do casings contaminate, since the jars are already colonized so as to be able to fight off contaminants?
And how long should I keep it in the incubator before I fruit it? Around 20% colonized?


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Re: Casing [Re: NextKind]
    #4038779 - 04/10/05 11:05 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

im not sure how easy they contaminate but an ultimately the fate of casings is contamination possibly before, during or after the first flush


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Re: Casing [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #4038855 - 04/10/05 11:28 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Casings are generally very resistant to contamination. I have left casings out without a lid when I felt they were not going to fruit without constant exposure to fresh air (fudge fanning). The norm is that contamination will only set in after several flushes (4-6). However, if your humidity is too high, if you mist too much, or if your pH is way off you are putting your holy culture in a weakened state and the enemy can move in. It should be noted that cakes tend to get contaminated much easier than casings do since the casing acts and a non-nutritional barrier to the substrate below. I hope this helps.


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Re: Casing [Re: HerbanShaman]
    #4039313 - 04/11/05 01:26 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

My experience has been that 1/3 casings will contam and they do it around the second flush. The contam can be fought tho if caught in time. It can either be dug out or attacked with some sort of antibacterial warfare. But if you keep your grow area clean (esp. standing water) and mist with a h202 solution, you can usually stave off contams down to an acceptable level.


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Re: Casing [Re: Darkie]
    #4039343 - 04/11/05 01:33 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

If your really worried about contams you can drill little holes all over your chamber and fill them in with polyfill. Air exchanges wont be much necessary meaning a decrease in contamination probability.


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Re: Casing [Re: p4kSouL]
    #4039399 - 04/11/05 01:49 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

damn i would hate to waste 1 out of 3 casings!


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Re: Casing [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #4039604 - 04/11/05 02:27 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Definitly not a waste. I have never lost a casing to contam. I simply fix them when the time comes. 1/3 might have been a lil bit of an over estimation. And i am talking about surface contams, not substrate contams.


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Re: Casing [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #4040030 - 04/11/05 07:13 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

oh ok i was jus like DAMN i feel bad for him if he loses 1 in 3 casings lol


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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!


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