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Offlinetexasjoehotdog
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A few more questions...
    #543602 - 02/07/02 12:45 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

I know cakes require a little more humidity than casings, but would it be accptable to grow them both in the same terrarium? Would a layer of perlite and a fish tank bubbler/heating rock create enough humidity? Im not sure if i can find a good enough hygrometer around here and i was wondering if it was necessary.







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Re: A few more questions... [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #543608 - 02/07/02 12:51 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

also, how long should i wait before i replace the layer of perlite?








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Re: A few more questions... [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #543617 - 02/07/02 01:11 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

That'll work. You can reuse perlite forever, just bake it in the oven.


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Re: A few more questions... [Re: puscle]
    #543914 - 02/07/02 05:54 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

Yeah its done sometimes..(both cakes and casing in a terrarium) Should be ok...just eyeball it to adjust the humidity and keep it just a little above what you usually have for a casing.

also, are you sure you should be growing shrooms? I mean, in texas, dont they execute you for that?


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Re: A few more questions... [Re: fresh357]
    #544566 - 02/08/02 09:27 AM (16 years, 4 months ago)

I dont really reside in texas, i live in Maine.

I was just thinking about doing both to get the hang of all sorts of things at once. Which would produce a better yield per cake? I was thinking about putting two cakes per casing.

Also, do you think its better or worse to have a bottom layer? and what is a good way to check for contamination in a casing?








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Re: A few more questions... [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #544800 - 02/08/02 01:53 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

up, up and AWAY!!


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Re: A few more questions... [Re: texasjoehotdog]
    #544918 - 02/08/02 03:53 PM (16 years, 4 months ago)

contams in casings are usually molds, cobweb or otherwise. Youll have to eyeball it.

A bottom layer has always been debateable, but i tend to go alog with the general consensus that it only serves to introduce more contaminants without really having much benefit.


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