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Re: Contamination Experement
    #67154 - 11/30/99 09:27 PM (18 years, 18 days ago)

I'm doing a little contamination experiment of my own. I had 4 new cakes that were showing signs of contamination before being birthed. Usually I would have thrown them outside and checked on them next Spring, but this time I decided to see what would happen if I tried to grow them. I took them out of their jars with my unsanitized hands and threw them into a dirty 1 gallon bucket. I put a lid on it and shook them up for a while, breaking them up. Then I put a 50/50 casing mixture on top of the mess and sprayed it down with a H20/H2O2 mix and covered it all back up. That was 3 days ago, and I've been opening it up every day for gas exchange. We'll see what happens!

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Re: Contamination Experement
    #67156 - 12/02/99 08:27 PM (18 years, 16 days ago)

the test was COMPLETLY colonized by what appeared to be cobweb mold, with a ring of blue-green mold .. nasty.. well, that certainly seals it.. pressure cooking is a MUST.. (the test was not pressure cooked)

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