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Offlinec0ma
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Final questions...
    #967556 - 10/17/02 12:35 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Ok i finally got all my stuff today and decided to prepare the substrate today... i used regular water, although i had some trouble with water i didnt really know how much to use, PF tek for dummies just said a little so when you tint the bowl only tiny bit of water comes out of vermucalite...the substrate was kinda wet but not too wet like it wasnt toooooo wet :smile: i don't know if you get it...

Also i covered the 4 holes i made with a little nail with a regular transparent tape... and i also put some aluminum on top of covers on the top of the jar lids..
I can't really sterialize today so i was wondering if the substrate won't go bad over night?

The jar lids are kinda tight so i was wondering should i losen them when i start sterilizing the jars...or not...

does the hot steam supose to actually get inside the jars...couse right now they are preatty air tight...(tigh lid, tape and tin foil...)

I tried to be as clean as i could while preaparing the substrate...sprayed alotta lysor in my room washed my hands couple of times, used clean bown and spoon...

How can i check if my substrate is wet enough?

 


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Invisiblematts
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[Re: c0ma]
    #967561 - 10/17/02 12:39 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: Final questions... [Re: c0ma]
    #967574 - 10/17/02 12:45 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

In reply to:

so i was wondering if the substrate won't go bad over night?



You can wait until tomorrow to sterilize. It won't go bad.
In reply to:

The jar lids are kinda tight so i was wondering should i losen them when i start sterilizing the jars



I've done it both ways and both ways worked, but you should follow your tek.
In reply to:

How can i check if my substrate is wet enough?



If you followed your tek it should be ok.


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Re: Final questions... [Re: c0ma]
    #967583 - 10/17/02 12:52 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

thanx guys for quick replies...one more question when time comes to inculating the jars can i just pierce the tape with a nidle and inculate or do i have to take the tape off and inculate?

jars don't seem to be too wet nothing moves there so i guess the water amount is alright...

i did some research and i guess if they will be too dry i can inculate them with some water or some beer :smile: ...

i prepared 10 jars...home to get atleast half of them growing...



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