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Offlinetexasjoehotdog
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about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s
    #540478 - 02/04/02 05:00 PM (22 years, 29 days ago)

hmmm lets see. i recently ordered 2 p cubensis spore syringes, and am making preperations to start some jars in a few days. I have a few questions about some things before i get started. First off, does perlite produce enough humidification for say... 10 cakes? Or would you reccomend using a fish tank bubbler, or a combination of both maybe? And if i use the bubbler, is it necessary to have a drip shield of some sort? Is it easier to use a 10 gallon fish tank or a 18 gallon storeage bin? I have both. Ummm what else....Would anyone reccomend casing over cakes or the other way around? Haha oh jeeze... i know i sound stupid, but i'd rather do thinkgs properly if at all possible. If you are willing to volunteer any other tips i would be ever so gratefull. Any and all help would be GREATLY appreciated. There are probably posts like this every day, but im new here so hook a brother up!!!! thanks....

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Re: about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #540482 - 02/04/02 05:08 PM (22 years, 29 days ago)

Perlite will be good for 10 cakes. I would reccomend the bubbler. The bubbler is a good source of airation, plus it can only add to the humidity which is good if you are doing cakes. A drip shield is not needed. As far as the actual terrarium I don't think it really matters. The fish tank would be a painn in the ass to get a hole drilled in the bottom. I did it, but most wouldn't. The storage bin is bigger and easier to customize. Since this is your first time I would suggest doing some cakes and maybe one or two casings just to familiarize yourself with the process. Good luck.


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Edited by TeRzMaStA (02/04/02 05:10 PM)

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Re: about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s [Re: TeRzMaStA]
    #540490 - 02/04/02 05:16 PM (22 years, 29 days ago)

thanks yo... is the hole in the bottom for drainage?

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Re: about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #540496 - 02/04/02 05:20 PM (22 years, 29 days ago)

it's to allow the built up c02 to escape. It's not necisary if you wanna fan it all the time, but I find it much easier and effective just to put a bubbler in there and let it do the work for you. It's also a lot easier if your lid is made out of saran wrap like mine was. It's kinda a bitch to keep undoing the top and redoing it.


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Re: about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #540503 - 02/04/02 05:27 PM (22 years, 29 days ago)

take a look at this. It has some pics of my old setup. It can give you a few ideas. If you keep scrolling down it gets slightly modified. And i never updated that link at the bottom that was supposed to have all the shit i grew.


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Re: about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s [Re: TeRzMaStA]
    #540569 - 02/04/02 06:48 PM (22 years, 29 days ago)

heyyyyyy thanks for all the help.

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Re: about to start my first crop, and i have some ?'s [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #541071 - 02/05/02 07:06 AM (22 years, 28 days ago)

to make a casing, do i just crumble some cakes into a tupperware container? that seems too easy somehow.







Edited by texasjoehotdog (02/05/02 07:07 AM)

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