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OfflinePooface
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No more cakes
    #4233505 - 05/29/05 03:25 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

SO when I was doing cakes I was getting garbage like this.

I went through about 20 cakes losing most to contam and never really getting any results.

So I decided to start doing casings and boy is it much easier and seems to work MUCH better. Heres some pics I took yesterday.






Plus these sat in a box for a week straight with no light or fresh air. I took them out misted them real good and fanned alot and they were growing again in less then a day. This really was alot easier and I wish I would of tried it first. I'll go take another pic in a few so you can see the change.


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Re: No more cakes [Re: Pooface]
    #4233531 - 05/29/05 03:35 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

that's a small cake


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Re: No more cakes [Re: Godspeed]
    #4233551 - 05/29/05 03:44 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Dude, I hear ya. I will be doing my first casings soon. Can't wait to see that sea of shrooms!! Hopefully :smile:


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Re: No more cakes [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #4233557 - 05/29/05 03:47 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

what kind of setup did you use to case them?


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Re: No more cakes [Re: mss6547]
    #4233560 - 05/29/05 03:49 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

It's 1 pint of b+ fully colonized on PC with 50/50 coir/verm.


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Re: No more cakes [Re: Pooface]
    #4233586 - 05/29/05 04:00 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Did you roll any of your cakes? That could make a big difference. I got some good results with cakes-


I do agree though casing is definitely better. Nice pics :smile:


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Re: No more cakes [Re: p4kSouL]
    #4233596 - 05/29/05 04:04 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Yea I rolled them and dunked them and all that but had no luck.


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Re: No more cakes [Re: Pooface]
    #4233669 - 05/29/05 04:36 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Heres somemore pics.







I really want to try hpoo next but I havent read up to much on it.


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Re: No more cakes [Re: Pooface]
    #4233674 - 05/29/05 04:39 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Nice casings...it does make a difference.


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Re: No more cakes [Re: p4kSouL]
    #4233678 - 05/29/05 04:40 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Nice pics :grin: :thumbup:


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Re: No more cakes [Re: oysterguy63]
    #4233693 - 05/29/05 04:46 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I got green mold on all of my casings. I think its cause I used peat moss. I'm switching to coir next time. But I had some cakes too just in case this type of thing happened. So I still got some spore prints. THE GROW MUST GO ON.


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Re: No more cakes [Re: gratefulgere]
    #4233712 - 05/29/05 04:52 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

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I think its cause I used peat moss




Wasn't b/c you used peat moss...

If you were unsteile at some point OR, you didnt add a Ph buffer - or enough.

Myc. likes it more base....Greenie likes it more acidic :evil:

-Gnostic


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Re: No more cakes [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #4233989 - 05/29/05 06:53 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

whats a good ph buffer to use?
ive had a little problem with contam in my first casing attempt


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