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OfflineSyme
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Coffee Can Incubator
    #653536 - 05/30/02 12:26 PM (21 years, 10 months ago)

Well, since my broke ass can't afford a heater, a storage bin or a cooler, I was forced to make a MacGuyver incubator. I found a coffee can, a thermometer, a space heater and a brown paper bag. I experimented with the heater setting for a day and found the right one to keep the temp inside the can at an even 85 F. So now, I sit a pint jar on two rubber washers I put on the bottom of the coffee can and put the thermometer in the space between the walls of the jar and the can and set the paper bag over the top. I've checked it four times so far today, and each time the temp has been right on 85F.

This is probably of no use, but I felt like posting anyway. I'll put a picture up later tonight.

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Re: Coffee Can Incubator [Re: Syme]
    #653669 - 05/30/02 01:15 PM (21 years, 10 months ago)

Hey that sounds like a great makeshift incubator!
Just a question tho... I know that optimal mycellium growth will occur at temperatures of 85 or 86 degrees, but is it safer to have the temp lowered by just a couple degrees? I ask this b/c I heard that temp of the actual cake is usually more than the temp outside, and growth can be reduced at temps over 86. Is it best to have your outside temp a little bit lower so that the temp of the actual cake is 86? Just wondering...

-RebelSteve


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Re: Coffee Can Incubator [Re: RebelSteve33]
    #653967 - 05/30/02 03:29 PM (21 years, 10 months ago)

You might want to be careful because heating the jars like you are may cause you to lose all your moisture, and you cakes would slow in growth and you'd get a shitty flush. The rH needs to be around 90% or so. Just guessing though. Just be sure to make sure your jars don't dry up cuz your up shit creek if they do.


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Re: Coffee Can Incubator [Re: C12H17N204P]
    #654212 - 05/30/02 05:31 PM (21 years, 10 months ago)

I dont think you need the RH that high but I could be wrong....I always thought that like 50% was plenty if not to much

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Re: Coffee Can Incubator [Re: DrAbeLincoln]
    #654408 - 05/30/02 07:21 PM (21 years, 10 months ago)

RebelSteve33 you are correct, the cakes will produce some heat for themselves, just a few degrees though. enjoy!


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