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The Essentials Substrate Ecosphere Package 2.0

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4.95 stars, based on 44 44 review(s). | Write a review
Retail: $299.00
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Price: $277.00
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    The Substrate starter pack is our most popular bundle for growers wanting the quick results that the jars provide while still enjoying the massive growth potential that the casing method provides.


      • The Mushroom Ecosphere Includes:
        • Massive 17.7 Cubic Feet of interior growing space. 29” X 20” X 63.5” (L X W X H)
        • New style polyethylene shell with easy zip and roll up access
        • 4 shelves- Easy to setup steel alloy tubular frame. Assembles in minutes. No tools required!
        • Custom Built Convection Climate Control System
        • 200W light-free Infrared heating element
        • 5" Metal DC Fan
        • **New for 2021** Digital Temperature Controller/Thermostat
        • Custom designed high output humidifier with Eco-Fogger Humidifier system
        • New Easy refill system for humidifier** (Not pictured)
        • Marina 50 Air pump
        • 24 Hour programmable Timer for Humidifier System
        • 24 Hour programmable Timer for Lighting System
        • HTC-1 Digital thermometer with hygrometer/humidity gauge
        • Silicone air hose set
        • Drip tarp
        • Lava Rocks (1-Quart)
        • 900 Lumen 360 degree 360 degree LED grow light
        • 12' Light cord with outlet adapter**
        • 1100 Lumen 110V LED Dual Spectrum spot grow light
        • 6 Peel & Stick Poly filter Disks for proper fresh air exchange
        • Detailed setup instructions with step by step photos
        • Instant Access to our library of growing guides for Jars/Spawn


      Essential Package also includes: 

    • 12 Ultimate 1/2 Pint Substrate Jars (43.00)
    • 2 Premium 5-Grain Spawn Bags ($25.00)
    • 2 Select Bulk Casing Mix -5 pounds ($36.00)
    • 1 Gallon of Vermiculite ($5.00)

    24% discount with this package!

    Total cost If purchased separately $338.00

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    The Mushroom Ecosphere has been our flagship product for 6 years now and we keep improving it every year! Like us, many people enjoy growing many different mediums at the same time. Whether it’s jars, spawn bags or bulk casing trays this is the turn-key solution to growing in mass quantities. By utilizing vertical space, the Mushroom Ecosphere has over 17 cubic feet of interior space while only taking up a small amount of floor space. The Ecosphere gives you 4 customizable tiers of growing room allowing for multiple growing projects all in one all-inclusive setup!

    Growing mushrooms requires specific climate conditions. To achieve the highest level of success you must have the ability to regulate the growing temperature and humidity levels. The traditional methods of heating and humidifying simply do not work with a kit of this size and type of material. Our research and development team spent over 9 months building and testing countless prototypes. The final production climate control system is a custom built unit that uses convection and infrared heat technologies to evenly heat and humidify the entire area while eliminating hot spots and temperature and humidity variations.

    The Ecosphere is now completely self-automated and extremely easy to use! Simply place the climate control system on the bottom rack. Plug it in to the new temperature controller and set the desired temperature on the thermostat! Set it and forget it!

    Each heating system is built and tested by a licensed electrician. The Ecosphere also includes a separate fogger system with air pump that pipes in fresh humidified air for fruiting your mushrooms. The humidifier can be set on a timer to maintain perfect humidity levels around the clock!

    Maximum recommended substrate capacity or a combination.

    Jars only Spawn Bags Casing Trays
    8 Cases 20 Bags 5 Trays
    (96 Jars) (10 orders) (5- Select Casing Mix)

    Overall Customer Rating of 44 Reviews:
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    KS

    beyond imagination

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    Pros:
    • engineering
    • price
    Cons:
    • None yet
    I have purchased 2 smaller going kits and was happy with the outcome. However, I couldn't have imagined what we were getting with
    The Essentials Substrate Ecosphere Package 2.0. It is, beyond words awesome!!! In addition the staff support and direction was/is phenomenal. Five stars isn't enough. We have decided to grow a larger "garden" and the Ecosphere Package 2.0 checked all the boxes. I would like to meet the engineer that built the heating system for the garden -- very cool use of materials.
    JD

    Easy set up, works perfectly

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    Pros:
    • Quality is good.
    Cons:
    • Could use a few more photos from angles
    Even for a total novice with no tools, the set up was straightforward. I did my first inoculation a few days ago. So far, so good! I’ll let you know how the rest of the process goes.

    Nice Kit

    Rating:
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    Pros:
    • The supplies and ready to go jars.
    Cons:
    • Lack detailed info on cultivating steps.
    I received everything and it was well packaged. I have since put up the tent and the heating element and the fan. I have inoculated 3 of the ready to go jars using the oven method that was suggested. All the parts work and the supplies are generous. I am getting a lot of blowback from other mushroom growers about using a kit like this. I am satisfied as of now.

    Oregon

    Happy with the quality

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    Have not set-up yet but quality looks great and instructions are straight-forward from a brief overview.

    Obvious that packaging is done carefully and economically.

    I buy all my grow stuff from Midwest and have no plans to go elsewhere.

    The ultimate deal, Fast shipping, great packaging

    Rating:
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    Pros:
    • Professional packaging
    • Organization
    • well instructed
    Cons:
    I was expecting a lot to come in when I ordered this package and ended up surprising me how much it came with. A super great deal and easy set up, the fact they send you more info for growing mushrooms is a plus for sure. Fool proof Purchase. How fast is got to my apartment i was surprised it came sooner then I expected. I was also very impressed how organized everything was packaged you can really ease into each component.