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Some questions concerning my first grow
    #4639550 - 09/09/05 10:29 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Well I just received my jars I was waiting on to start my "project". Im going to be using a basic Vermiculite/Brown Rice Flour, I have a couple of PES Hawaiian syringes and 1 B+ syringe. Im thinking about going 12 jars for my first grow. Im going to use basic 1/2 pint wide mouth ball jars and I will be sterilizing them in a Presto 23 quart Pressure Cooker/Canner.

I have a couple of questions that ive had on the back of my mind for a while and I decided to try and get some answers.

During incubation is it better to tape of the holes on the caps, or should I leave them open?

Does humidity play any part either good or bad during incubation? My room is at a constant 74-75 degree fixed temp, I hear 70+ is suitable but that 80-86 allows for faster mycelium growth.

If I am able to attain the correct temp/humidity for shroom growth on cakes should I still spray the cakes with a spray bottle?

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Edit:

I was also wandering how are the strains PES Hawaiian and B+ for a beginner grower?


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Re: Some questions concerning my first grow [Re: Smartweed]
    #4639603 - 09/09/05 10:48 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

do not tape the holes while incubating
humidity doesnt factor in while incubating cause the jars have enough moister to incubate
get the temp up to 84-86F to get the results you want.

if your humidity is right while fruiting then there is no need to spray
b+ is a good begginer strain


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Re: Some questions concerning my first grow [Re: lemon_lw]
    #4639625 - 09/09/05 10:55 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Is a heatpad ok to get about another 10+ degrees?


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Re: Some questions concerning my first grow [Re: Smartweed]
    #4639715 - 09/09/05 11:35 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Anything that gets you to the right constant temp is ok,lol. Just dont burn your house down, lol.


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Re: Some questions concerning my first grow [Re: Smartweed]
    #4639761 - 09/09/05 11:55 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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Is a heatpad ok to get about another 10+ degrees?



Not really but people use them


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Re: Some questions concerning my first grow [Re: OldSpice]
    #4641540 - 09/10/05 12:21 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I think im going to try a submerged fish tank heater and see if that creates some heat for me.


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