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stnulberom

First Time Flow Hood Attempt

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I figured most would contam to be honest I mean I already have 50% casualties. Should I leave them at room temp now that the survivors have actual growth or put them in a mini fridge? I'm off to the lc section to read.

For My LC's I refigerate after the 18th day after initial growth(I start my day count when i first see the Myc starting to form)so about 21 days total, unless its an aggressive strain I then refergirate after the 13th day...But really, just look now and then to try and notice when growth stops, then put it to the fridge Peace **D**

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Thanks Dozzer I will check them saturday to see if growth continued if not its fridge time cambos are supposed to be fast colonizers so we shall see.

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Beautiful LC's, and Kick Ass Flow hood! That's a nice filter there for the price, eh? B)

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