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Casing Help Please? Noobie :)
    #4654107 - 09/13/05 10:36 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

First time cultivating, cakes are colonizing great, but i don't want to waste time simply letting the cakes fruit. I would like to produce a much more significant flush if possible, so i have been researching methods of casing for quite sometime.  After reviewing the Casing 101 Pictorial Tek, I have a few questions for you pros!

1. Depending on the size of the pan of course, how many 1 pint jars would you recommend crumbling over the vermiculite layer?
2. I have read that many casing teks recommend perlite in the ACTUAL casing container, as to increase humidity of course, but if my FC has perlite already, could I not just set multiple casing pans side by side over the layer of perlite?
3. And if no perlite is actually used in the actual casing pan, then is a cover still necessary? and why? Contamination prevention? Prevent over light exposure?

Thanks for the help in advance shroomery, the information on this site is monumental and i look forward to a successful first growing cycle with all of your help! <3 :wink:

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Re: Casing Help Please? Noobie :) [Re: PookztA]
    #4654129 - 09/13/05 10:50 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

1. never did a casing with cakes, but with grain ive noticed 4 pints of grain in a 6 qt. container seems to be just right.

2.you can use perlite to raise your humidity, and i would say you could put multiple casing in your container. or you could research the single or duble tub tec and not have to worry about perlite at all or having to fan, i recomend this i use the single tub and i love it.

3. yes you want a cover just to keep the climat in, the casing will produce heat and humidity from itself.  and to help keep out contams.

well theres :2cents: hope it helps ya!! and gl.

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Re: Casing Help Please? Noobie :) [Re: PookztA]
    #4654145 - 09/13/05 10:57 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

Here is what a know about casing:

1. Perlite does NOT GO into the container with your substrate.

2. You crush up jars according to how big you want your casing.

3. for every inch of substrate used, you use 1/4 inch casing layer
example: you have a four inch thick substrate, you have a one inch layer of casing material over the top 4 * 1/4 =1

4. You only cover a casing in its container for 2 to 3 days after first making it, to incubate it...

5. read casing 101 a pictorial

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Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
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