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OfflineElendril
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cakes that won't fruit....
    #670437 - 06/09/02 07:33 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

I know this is a brought up subject a lot...but I have a quick question. 4 jars of Thai KS just refuse to fruit...They have been in the fruiting chamber for 2 weeks now...cold shocked a week ago...and had a thing of blue ice right near the cakes in the terrarium. Anyone have any ideas, or should I just crumble and case?

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Re: cakes that won't fruit.... [Re: Elendril]
    #670443 - 06/09/02 07:36 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

95+ humidity and ample fresh air exchanges and they will fruit eventually. If they dont in another week, dunk them and put them back in the terrarium.


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Re: cakes that won't fruit.... [Re: Elendril]
    #670445 - 06/09/02 07:36 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

Make sure your conditions are ideal (temperature...humidity etc), the cakes have moisture avaiable (have they been dunked?) and that they haven't been killed by excessive-heat. If all that checks...well...give them plenty of light and just wait. There shouldn't be anything stopping your cakes from pinning except unfavorable conditions.


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Re: cakes that won't fruit.... [Re: phrozendata]
    #670899 - 06/10/02 03:23 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

I have perlite in the bottom, with fanning and spraying 2-3 times a day. Anyone know where I can get a cheap gauge from? I'd like to know what the RH is... I figure if they don't fruit in a week, I'll break em up and case em.

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Re: cakes that won't fruit.... [Re: Elendril]
    #670920 - 06/10/02 04:07 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

reduce fanning to once a day until pinning begins, you want/need a slight build-up of co2 to trigger pinning on cakes.


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Re: cakes that won't fruit.... [Re: Hippie3]
    #671252 - 06/10/02 08:21 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

ahh thanks I'll try only fanning at night.

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Re: cakes that won't fruit.... [Re: Elendril]
    #672804 - 06/11/02 08:59 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

$24 digital humidity guage and thermometer at radio shack


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