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InvisibleZylo
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3 Questions about Colonization & my subtrate jars
    #542124 - 02/06/02 05:01 AM (16 years, 8 months ago)

I am a new cultivator and I got 3 spore syringes in the mail today which I ordered from www.sporelab.com I want to note that CaptnMax was very speedy and helpful and answered all questions I had for him.

Anyhow, I innoculated 10 jars and they are all 8oz in size. I wanted to know approximatley how long these should take to fully colonize. The strain I used to innoculate was B+. Here are my concerns:

1. How long does it usually take to fully colonize?

2. The mason jars I used were rounded, how should I take the cakes out once colonized? I do intend to case all of them.

3. When I added the subtrate, I took the "Don't pack tightly" tip seriously and I think maybe I did not put enough in the jars. It is full to the top, but there are pockets of space in the jar, should I be worried about that?

Thanks for all your help, everyone on this board has been great so far!


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Re: 3 Questions about Colonization & my subtrate jars [Re: Zylo]
    #542131 - 02/06/02 05:06 AM (16 years, 8 months ago)

At optimum conditions about 2 weeks. If the temp is hotter or colder than ~86 longer, or/and If the substrate is too dry/wet longer.

Should have bought tapered. Just use common sense and try not to fuck with them too much.

The way I look at it what's done is done, and you can't do anything about it so don't worry. I don't think it will effect it much any way.
Good luck.


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Re: 3 Questions about Colonization & my subtrate jars [Re: TeRzMaStA]
    #542140 - 02/06/02 05:11 AM (16 years, 8 months ago)

Know any stores that sell Wide Mouth Jars this time of year? I went to Walmart, Zellers, and a couple other stores and they all said that they don't sell mason jars during the winter season and they didn't have any :frown:


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Re: 3 Questions about Colonization & my subtrate jars [Re: Zylo]
    #542144 - 02/06/02 05:14 AM (16 years, 8 months ago)

I got mine at OSH for $7.19 a dozen, but that was a couple of months ago. You could try though. I saw them at Ralphs a little while ago for about 9 bucks a dozen. If all else fails order them online. I got the ball tapered 1/2 pints.


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Re: 3 Questions about Colonization & my subtrate jars [Re: TeRzMaStA]
    #542169 - 02/06/02 05:47 AM (16 years, 8 months ago)

Some of the smaller chain type hardware stores will order them for you.


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Re: 3 Questions about Colonization & my subtrate jars [Re: Zylo]
    #542189 - 02/06/02 06:40 AM (16 years, 8 months ago)

Tru-Value hardware has them.....or they will order them in for you.
Fred Meyers has them.
Some Grocery stores....in the canning section.
If you get in a pinch....you can get them online.
Kitchen Krafts
or this place.....they have jars and plastic lids.
Home Canning Supply


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