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Help with Spawn / Substrate Ratios please
    #4080345 - 04/21/05 10:30 AM (13 years, 8 days ago)

Hola. . .

I'm completely new to the bulk game... done a bunch of PF grows with varying degrees of success. Mostly a good turnout though. H-Poo interests me but this sounds pretty decent also.

Since I'm new to the bulk game.. I don't know how much spawn to use per pound of HMC or even H Poo. I've read some TEK's but they say something to the effect of "Add 30% of spawn to 70% poo" or some sort of ratio.

I'm also new to grains.. so the WBS I'm using.. I'm not sure will turn out or not. First time for this also. I've followed a good TEK and believe it will be a success. They're 1QT jars filled about 65% of the way with WBS.

Getting a rough estimation on about how much spawn I'd need (I'd probably attempt to make more shortly) would help me guess how much HMC I might need.

Sorry for the long winded explanation, thanks for the help,



Sammy


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Re: Help with Spawn / Substrate Ratios please [Re: Sammy]
    #4080357 - 04/21/05 10:36 AM (13 years, 8 days ago)

For H/poo about 25% ratio works great.  I used to use a single mycobag of rye to 10 LBS. compost and it worked well, it was probably a quart worth of spawn, if that.

More is better of course, because you cut down on colonization times which is all around helpful.  So shoot for  25% spawn to poo/compost if you have the spawn material.

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Re: Help with Spawn / Substrate Ratios please [Re: Holydiver]
    #4080367 - 04/21/05 10:40 AM (13 years, 8 days ago)

Thank you very much. I'm assuming even if the 1QT jars I'm using dont work... Roughly 10 PF jars would do the same.

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Re: Help with Spawn / Substrate Ratios please [Re: Sammy]
    #4080381 - 04/21/05 10:46 AM (13 years, 8 days ago)

Yep, PF jars will work too. 10 1/2 pint jars would be more like 2.5 quarts, plenty of spawn material.


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Re: Help with Spawn / Substrate Ratios please [Re: Holydiver]
    #4080554 - 04/21/05 11:35 AM (13 years, 8 days ago)

Nicely put. I'm on it all.

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