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General topics / Re: off topic
« on: July 15, 2009, 04:32:11 AM »
Fattrout,

 I never went fishing with twizzlers before......
j/k nice I love trips where your pulling um' in all day!!!

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PF - Tek / Re: PF-Tek Cakes
« on: May 20, 2009, 07:57:35 AM »
Thanks, that makes a lot of sense. As for as the coffee and gypsum are concerned, I'm assuming you mean to add these while creating the cakes before putting into jars??

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PF - Tek / PF-Tek Cakes
« on: May 20, 2009, 04:31:46 AM »
I have a few PF-Tek cakes incubating right now in the taller slimmer 1/2 pint jars. I'm wondering how it would be to slice them in half long ways after birthing and before the dunk and roll. This IMO would create more top surface, and just more growing surface in general when placed in FC.

I'm going to slice some and leave some whole to see for myself, but was just wondering if anyone else has tried this and what were your results if so?

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Cultivation / Re: sources for spores?
« on: May 05, 2009, 09:47:15 AM »
Spore Works did me right.
Less than a week delivery.
Nicely packaged with alcohol swabs, needles,microscope slide, and an extra Penis Envy syringe.

Way better that "spores101" by 10 fold.
Don't use "spores101" I have had no luck getting any colonization from there spores and the amount of spores contained in a syringe compared to spore works is laughable. I have read other bad reviews of "spores101" since my purchase. I should have asked the same question before starting in this hobby.

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General topics / Re: For The Peeps Who Enjoy Video Games
« on: April 30, 2009, 07:37:58 AM »
Yeah, I don't blame you for not wanting to play RE5, it's trippy enough. I also have a PS3, but my wife has a wii. I just came across the game and it looked interesting. May buy one day if I ever come across it in stores....

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PF - Tek / Re: Stupid Question…but Curious
« on: April 28, 2009, 12:06:48 PM »
Thanks, I'll give it a shot....4 of them!!!

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PF - Tek / Re: Stupid Question…but Curious
« on: April 28, 2009, 11:54:50 AM »
Well no snow here, but I guess I could clear a shelf off in the fridge....
I don't have a PC so if I just leave the lid on my pot tightly closed in the fridge would that be ok?

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PF - Tek / Stupid Question…but Curious
« on: April 28, 2009, 11:00:05 AM »
What is the shortest time from sterilization to inoculation (cool down time)
that you have had success at?

Is 6 hours too short?

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 26, 2009, 11:23:56 AM »
there is a dry layer :mellow:

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 25, 2009, 07:03:51 PM »
Yeah I did shake the syringes, I was thinking the fridge thing might have been my down fall...oh well fingers crossed for next batch -_-
Thanks!!!

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 25, 2009, 07:11:13 AM »
They do smell bad :angry:
I'm going to start all over, but I can't think of anything I can do better
So I have a few questions:
Is it ok to store spores in fridge before inoculation?
is spores101 a reliable source for spores?
Honestly those are the only 2 things i can think of that went wrong :huh:
I was sterile as hell

Thanks again for all your help!!! it is much appreciated!!!

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PF - Tek / Re: cracked corn
« on: April 24, 2009, 01:00:06 PM »
Hello Fun Guy.....ha

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 24, 2009, 10:07:15 AM »
Sorry it took so long....



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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 24, 2009, 07:27:06 AM »
"I've seen that happen, if it grows anything on the initial stain throw it away. You should know if its bact. or mold in a day or 2.

PW "


So I should be able to see green mold or Bact. 2 days from inoculation?

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 21, 2009, 04:05:51 PM »
Thanks

I just checked in on them and it seems like the water from the syringe is kinda brown inside on the walls of the jars where i inoculated them. Does this mean contaminant or could it just be a little off colored from verm. and BRF?

I'll try to post pics tomorrow if possible.....

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 21, 2009, 02:37:31 PM »
There B+ from spores101 and were stored in fridge prior to inocalation

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PF - Tek / Re: Incubation.........Question
« on: April 19, 2009, 05:28:57 PM »
A little more information I forgot. I used Horticultural Vermiculite & BRF for cakes. Steam sterilized in canning pot for 90 minutes. Sprayed tons of Lysol in room, swabbed everything with alcohol. Flame sterilized needle after every jar. Used glove box with A/C off. After jars cooled in pot took straight from pot to glove box (no condensation on jars or foil at all).

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PF - Tek / Incubation.........Question
« on: April 19, 2009, 05:17:14 PM »
I inoculated my jars almost two weeks ago, B+. The temperature has been from 67-77 degrees F. (I’m going to make an incubation chamber soon to help this) in total darkness. No colonization happing so far. My question is how long before I know if I did something wrong? Is this the sign of contamination?

Thanks for your help in advance!!

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