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air change Q
    #484286 - 12/08/01 05:24 PM (22 years, 2 months ago)

im just about to case using the 50/50 technique and was wondering if you have to do the air change in the initial week after casing during the mycelium growth stage

Oh and one more thing, I was reading about the different options of what to use as the bottom layer of my casing. Does anyone have a preferance.


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Re: air change Q [Re: stan]
    #484305 - 12/08/01 05:45 PM (22 years, 2 months ago)

no you don't have to change air during growth phase.


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Re: air change Q [Re: stan]
    #484327 - 12/08/01 05:57 PM (22 years, 2 months ago)

I always fan my fruiting area, just to get some air exchange. However, I don't use a terrarium, I just use a closet and mist the trays as needed. My favorite bottom layer is sterlized vermiculite.

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Re: air change Q [Re: stan]
    #484349 - 12/08/01 06:24 PM (22 years, 2 months ago)

you should not introduce fresh air while your casing is colonizing. only do this when you want to initiate the pinning/fruiting stage. reason being is that high CO2 levels are beneficial to mycelial growth, so why fan it away?


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