Home | Community | Message Board

MRCA Tyroler Gluckspilze
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Paul Stamets, Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Registered: 01/20/02
Posts: 5
Last seen: 16 years, 1 month
idea to easily increase available water...
    #531896 - 01/26/02 12:48 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

I went to petsmart yesterday to buy some Timothy hay. and while I was their I saw this neet stuff in the reptile dept. called "Cricket Quencher" for 2.50. it is fully saturated jelly like crystals, that are designed to hold moisture for a longer period of time.(making it easier to take care of your crickets drinking needs). They even have 2 versions,..Plain water, and Calcium fortified! Any suggestions on which I should try. could too much calcium hurt the mushrooms?

I have alot of jars going right now. I just recieved my autoclavable bags. So once jars are ready, I will soak hay for a day. then chop it up, and mix with worm castings. pressure cook em'. then innculate the bags.

once they are complete. I will get a foil cooking tray, and put in the bottom a layer of vermiculite, then I will take the shit-straw and quickly mix in a bottle of the cricket quencher jelly crystals, and layer it evenly on the vermiculite, Finally I will case it with 50/50 jiffy mix. and see what happens.

Oh ya. I have been doing some of the honey jar liquid mycelium techs, and I have one that is going CRAZY!!! i poured in a few peices of small mycelium junks from my first jar, into a new jar of honey water. At this point you could barely see little small floaty things in the water. --2 days next to a heating pad and the same jar looks like it has a jelly fish in it. lol. its a transclucent sheet of mycelium that is the roughly the same size as a square of toilet paper. cant wait to innoculate many many more jars with this isolated strain. ill let you know how they go.
does anyone have any experience with timothy hay as a substrate? thanks.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Ipsa scientiapotestas est
Registered: 11/14/99
Posts: 1,080
Last seen: 11 years, 9 months
Re: idea to easily increase available water... [Re: selfish]
    #531912 - 01/26/02 01:05 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

yep, they ae called "water crystals".. its a polymer capable of holding a large amount of water.. you can get them at home depot too, maby for cheaper.. there used to be a tek with them here, I do not know if its still around (I do not like the new, since a few years ago, arrangement of grow/find docs..) ..
look in TMC or GGMM, there is more info there..

If I made affront, I apologize.
If I made affirmation, I apologize.
I merely came to listen, came to say.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Shop: Original Seeds Store Buy Cannabis Seeds, Buy CBD   Amazon ½ Pint Jars, Paul Stamets, Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* dessicant idea = cat litter crystals? spoonman 1,047 3 06/21/02 08:22 PM
by phrozendata
* a box of azures or a crazy idea? Floyd_ 834 4 01/12/02 05:46 PM
by Peyotl
* Idea! noisycricket 1,577 16 08/21/02 06:46 PM
by FanaTEK
* Re: Moisture crystals in casing soil? Suntzu 1,125 8 02/14/00 03:05 PM
by Anonymous
* those who use silica gel crystals... pleezr 1,225 6 03/26/02 02:31 PM
by Anonymous
* Your ideas on my ideas on terrarium setup Anonymous 1,901 8 09/03/02 06:15 PM
by seattlekid
* Stupid Preservation Idea danelectro 973 19 08/16/02 12:14 AM
by mickey_rourke
* Ideas of where to hide a grow... Wysefool 1,175 10 01/07/03 01:59 AM
by Wysefool

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
376 topic views. 31 members, 136 guests and 12 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:

Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.033 seconds spending 0.015 seconds on 20 queries.