The Laminar flow hood or FFU has peaked my interest for years but only recently have they become more compact and affordable. From time to time I’ll take liquid cultures and isolate them on agar to see which phenotypes, or physical characteristics emerge.

mushyluv ez-sab-mini still air box.For years my go to, when handling sterile mushroom cultures was Mushyluv’s ez-SAB-mini still air box.  I’ve even used the SAB-mini in the field to take tissue samples from wild mushrooms on site and at friend’s houses.

Mushyuluv clone cube laminar flow hood front view.The Clone Cube laminar flow hood Has been great to have around the lab. Working with sterile cultures is so much easier when you don’t have all the restrictions normally associated with still air boxes.

Review:

Ease of Use: ☆☆☆☆☆
Take it out of the box, plug it in and it’s ready to go.

Price: ☆☆☆☆☆
The price tag is a fraction of the cost of larger wooden FFU units.

Sound: ☆☆☆☆☆
About as loud as the vent-a-hood fan over the stove.

Filter Replacement: ☆☆☆☆☆
common HEPA filter available at mushyluv and online retailers.

The Clone Cube FFU is a solid performer that makes life much easier in the lab.

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