Home | Community | Message Board


High Mountain Compost
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
InvisibleThe_Mad_Hatter
Certified Madman

Registered: 06/09/02
Posts: 43
Loc: Somewhere in Wonderland
Just Wondering
    #710891 - 06/29/02 12:47 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

I was just wondering if anyone else has ever added water to PF jars, for some reason after about a week and a half things slow down and the water seems to help. I think from now on I might do it on a regular basis. The only downfall I see would be the possible contams. I also thought maybe I dried the substrate out in the canner maybe, even though I follow directions to the T.


--------------------
`Not the same thing a bit!' said the Hatter. `You might just as well say that "I see what I eat" is the same thing as "I eat what I see"!'



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblecheesenoonions
??????????????

Registered: 04/02/01
Posts: 584
Re: Just Wondering [Re: The_Mad_Hatter]
    #712742 - 06/30/02 09:48 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

do a search fr dunk teks.....


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinegrowin
addict
Registered: 03/11/02
Posts: 484
Last seen: 10 years, 3 months
Re: Just Wondering [Re: cheesenoonions]
    #712762 - 06/30/02 10:05 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

i dont see how dunk tek will help the guy, he's talkin about adding water while jars arnt fully colonized.

when i just started at this hobby i used to pull the pressure valuve coz i liked the PSHHHHH sound.
anyway, i discoverd that it dried up the cakes. i then injected water and all was fine.

maybe your cakes are slowing because they dont have enough air or maybe just put a little more water in the 1st place.
never the less, putting water inside while colonazation cant hurt - just keep sterile.

a growin original


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineGreyMatter
enthusiast

Registered: 03/26/02
Posts: 329
Loc: USA
Last seen: 13 years, 4 months
Re: Just Wondering [Re: growin]
    #712909 - 06/30/02 11:55 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Again, it seems that everyone is getting all hyped up about dunking and using water. You shouldnt have to do anything to get them to colonize.
Although some people dont like to, as soon as they get to the bottom of the jars I flip them. And for ME, the jars finished colonizing in like 2 days, WITHOUT any problems. Adding water seems to me like asking for trouble. Just let them go.
They will finish without that. Dont overkill your poor jars.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblecheesenoonions
??????????????

Registered: 04/02/01
Posts: 584
Re: Just Wondering [Re: growin]
    #714857 - 07/01/02 04:03 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

oops. sorry, I misunderstood. I agree with turning the cakes upside down. i read somewhere that the CO2 will build up at the bottom of the jar and that will slow down the mycelia. To the guy that likes the pshhhhhh sound, were you using filter disks or were the cakes getting dry through holes in the top?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* 17 days.. 1 jar finished. 5 close. and 11stalled boneynerd 510 4 06/12/07 12:51 PM
by CaptainLinger
* jars finished, waiting on spawn bags santaclaws 1,604 15 05/19/07 12:15 AM
by hucker696
* Newbie wondering about pint jars and terrariums Shrizooma 640 2 01/30/02 09:00 PM
by puscle
* why wont my jar finish the last 5% of colonization? sdlocalkid85 590 16 03/11/09 03:59 PM
by sdlocalkid85
* Should I Let My Jars Finish Consolitdating? Akira4321 340 8 04/13/09 08:04 PM
by ashesofman
* PFjars.com Newbie wondering about there jars. Hell4all33 486 2 05/09/04 05:25 PM
by Hell4all33
* don't inoculate drunk! wondering if the jars will get too dry... Daqq 629 5 02/20/07 11:44 PM
by juggalacious12
* slow colonizing jars... tonyperez420 3,358 6 11/06/06 11:28 AM
by BooNanZa

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
537 topic views. 29 members, 101 guests and 25 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Avalon Magic Plants
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.019 seconds spending 0.003 seconds on 19 queries.