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Bulk Sub Colonizing Q's with Pics

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TStone

Today I took my first peek at my bulk spawn, need some imput please. 

Bulk: 33% field hpoo- properly aged,33% course verm, 33% coir ( 10% gypsum and lime as needed) 

60qt tubs, 6 -1 3/4" holes,( 4 sub level, 2 up top on ends), all holes sealed with packing tape, and bulk covered with foil, 8-10 small holes in foil with micropore tape. Lids on, but not latched, fair good fitting lid, Kept at a constant 78, with rye jars. These are my first 2 tubs, first and only time I have peeked. Tubs will be cased, then put directly into fruiting. 

Photo 1: Treasure Coast, been bulk spawning for 10 days. Very little myc on top. Moisture seems good, visually.  No visible contam, but seems very slow. Should any patch work be done? Thoughts or advice? Overall the Treasure Coast was slower colonizing the rye jars, perhaps a week longer then all my other current strains. Perhaps it's inheritantly slow? 

Photo 2: Golden Teacher, spawning bulk for 7 days, much more advanced then the 10 day tub, photo 1. No visible signs of contams, moisture looks good, sealed tub as well. Overall, I'm pleased by the looks. Thoughts, any immediate steps? 

 

Only difference in prep is tub 1, the slow one, sub was pastuerized, second tub sterilized. Wanted to test before I picked one method. Going with sub sterilization, just easier over all, and seems like faster spawn rate.

Thanks!

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