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OfflineXAZIA
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misting casings
    #413652 - 10/04/01 02:34 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

i have my first pinheads ever!! i am so excited. and i have way more than i expected, too. about 50 so far in a 9x13 size pan. i cased in straight verm using two pf cakes, pf classic strain. i'm using perlite. when i cased, as soon as i saw mycelium poking through the top verm layer i removed the saran wrap, put it in my terranium and exposed it to light (i have a 60 watt flourescent fixture above both terraniums)
anywho...
now that i have all these beautiful pinheads do i still continue to mist when i fan (2-3 times a day) or should i stop misting now??

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Invisiblepuscle
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Re: misting casings [Re: XAZIA]
    #413668 - 10/04/01 02:50 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Hey, congrats! No, don't mist pinheads, this will cause aborts.



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Re: misting casings [Re: puscle]
    #413676 - 10/04/01 02:58 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

hmmmm... i've been misting about a day 1/2 with pinheads, is this gonna cause a lot of abhorts?
and i know in theory how to recognize abhorts...
halted growth, heads turn black... but it seems to me the heads are already black when they start out. so should i just watch for the pinheads that don't seem to be growing?

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Re: misting casings [Re: XAZIA]
    #413692 - 10/04/01 03:11 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

To me i can clear pick out the aborted ones. They dont grow at all if not much and start to turn bluish black and the cap goes dark.

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Re: misting casings [Re: XAZIA]
    #413727 - 10/04/01 03:51 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Most of the pins I've seen start out with a reddish-brown cap. But, yes, if they don't grow within a couple of days, they're aborts. (and the caps turn black)



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