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Post Number: 1
|Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 - 05:56 pm:||
I'm using a fish tank as a terrarium. And my cakes are just starting to pin. This is my second grow. I was wondering if any of you try and control the direction your shrooms grow in by directing the light that they get. I put cardboard over the outside of the sides of my fish tank so that the only light that gets in is from the top. Think this is a good idea?
Anyone have any pictures of crazy things they have done with screwing with light and growing shrooms?
Btw, i used the same fish tank as a terrarium for my first grow and didn't have anything covering the sides and i had a very successful grow. I'm wondering if i shouldn't fix something that isn't broke.
Post Number: 350
|Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 - 06:27 pm:||
your boomers will grow towards a blue light more than a red one, if at all. if you put a small florescent light directly above the terr. with cardboard on the sides they should grow directly up. the florescent will also intiate pinning faster too. you can make your mushies look like zig zags if you move the light from side to side everyday once the cap starts breaking away from the stem.
Post Number: 30
|Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 - 10:11 pm:||
If your grow was good, then don't worry about it. The must have been getting enough light.
My first grow was in a 25 gallon very low and long fish tank with no direct light, nothing blocking the sides and saran wrap for the top. I can definately say that they worked fine!
Post Number: 32
|Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 - 01:44 am:||
I have found that indirect light works better then direct light. Experiment and let us know how it goes
Post Number: 40
|Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 - 04:05 am:||
Mother nature knows best. Iv screwed with light a LOT. Natural is where its at. In the proper proportions too BTW. ;)