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Polystyrene Petri Dishes can you reuse?
    #946048 - 10/09/02 04:55 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

hey seeing that myco suppy dont carry the cheap reuseable petri diches anymore can i reuse the Polystyrene Petri Dishes


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Re: Polystyrene Petri Dishes can you reuse? [Re: lostagain]
    #946114 - 10/09/02 05:20 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Polystyrene is not pressure cookable, so you would have problems sterilising them if you plan on reusing them....


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Re: Polystyrene Petri Dishes can you reuse? [Re: lostagain]
    #946732 - 10/09/02 08:33 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

if you're using peroxidated agar, then yes.
I've reused my present set of polystyrene plates maybe 5 times by now, just boiling them for 5 mins before pouring the agar.


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Re: Polystyrene Petri Dishes can you reuse? [Re: Champion des Champignons]
    #948644 - 10/10/02 08:49 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

so do you guys know any where i can get some other then the glass ones cause they allways cost to much i just want some pitri dishes that i dont have to reorder all the time


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Re: Polystyrene Petri Dishes can you reuse? [Re: lostagain]
    #948657 - 10/10/02 08:58 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

in the long run, glass is cheaper. you can put them in the pressure cooker and keep reusing versus buying more. mabe you can use the plastic ones, sterilize, clean and heat your oven and work in there. thats what i plan on doing.

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Re: Polystyrene Petri Dishes can you reuse? [Re: lostagain]
    #948660 - 10/10/02 08:59 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I believe Mushmush has them.

www.mushmush.com

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