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Offlinequack180
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Growing enviroment
    #572667 - 03/07/02 06:29 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Question regarding suitable enviroments for mushroom cultivation; i was curious as to if attic space would work? It is all wood and is in need of some minor cleaning, but other than that would it be suitable? I was thinking of possibly making a large glove-box like area for my terrarium to conquer two birds with one stone. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


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probably not good [Re: quack180]
    #572747 - 03/07/02 07:57 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

quack,

the big problem with your attic is probably going to be heat. my attic heats up to 120 deg F during the summer. had you embarked on this operation some 6 months ago, i'd say sure, go ahead. but since spring and summer are rapidly approaching, your glovebox/terrarium setup isn't going to be ideal for long.

you need something that's cool so that you your only challenge is warming things up. cooling stuff off is a lot harder in this universe we find ourselves in.

good luck,

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Re: Growing enviroment [Re: quack180]
    #572750 - 03/07/02 08:00 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Whats the temp in your attic...i think that the temperature is your first concern...where I live in the summer it gets hot as fuck in an attic and its a very very dry heat. As far as sterility goes if you are working with cakes and they are fully colonized before birthing you shouldnt run into much of a problem..building a glovebox type area wouldnt be a bad idea though..


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Re: Growing enviroment [Re: DrAbeLincoln]
    #572776 - 03/07/02 08:18 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Well the attic is actualy more of a small loft (it is in a small shed). I had also thought about temperature, but during even the hottest days of summer I'm estimating that it does not reach over 90 (not the best conditions, but as i have noted it is not hot enough to kill the mushrooms or psilocybin in them.) The shed is in a well shaded area and is relativly small.

About the glove-box; you said this was a good idea- do you have any suggestions? i have not actualy seen many terrariums with artificial-sterility enviroments built around them. i was thinking some thick plastic lining walling the terrarium in, and some sort of access holes. please expand :smile: 


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Re: Growing enviroment [Re: quack180]
    #573451 - 03/06/02 11:47 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

ok...


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Re: Growing enviroment [Re: quack180]
    #573556 - 03/08/02 06:03 PM (16 years, 6 months ago)

Well I dont know if you really will need to build a glove box around your terrarium...how filthy is the place? If you are only going to be working with cakes I wouldnt be all that concerned.....once a cake is fully colonized the chances of it being contaminated decrease greatly. The mycellium has already formed a good network and its hard for contams to set in.


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