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Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Vermiculite

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Offlinedjjoel
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Top layer of vermiculite?
    #1001274 - 10/28/02 11:08 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Hey, my friend needs a little bit more vermiculite, but is quite lazy, and is wondering if the top layer of vermiculite that is usually in the jars can be replaced with something else, like cotton maybe. Any ideas?


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001280 - 10/28/02 11:09 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Try it and let us know how it works.


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001286 - 10/28/02 11:12 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I wouldn't use cotton, shit if you can't get verm, try buying those red clay pots and breaking them up into small pieces. I think that would work better than cotton. And by small, I mean verm small. Just an idea. Ok, I'm braced and ready for the shit everyone's gonna give me.


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: Skikid16]
    #1001297 - 10/28/02 11:15 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Well, whats the top layer for anyways????


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001300 - 10/28/02 11:16 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

To keep out cantams. It isn't even 100% necessary, but highly recommended when using PFTek.


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: Anonymous]
    #1001304 - 10/28/02 11:18 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Alright, thats what I thought, so I figure using cotton should work....


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001306 - 10/28/02 11:18 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Alright, I'm gonna do it, if it dioesnt work, 12 jars down the drain I guess, oh well, here goes.


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001317 - 10/28/02 11:22 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I have used one bag of vermiculit for 10 half pint jars 5 pint jars and 5 casings one bag gos a long way. Its tottally worth while to take your friend to lowes or the depot to get some more verm steal it if your broke

Just run like hell and don't get caught


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001320 - 10/28/02 11:23 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Wait, no, Ive got a better idea, how about just plain white rice???


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Re: Top layer of vermiculite? [Re: djjoel]
    #1001387 - 10/28/02 11:38 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Rice will contaminate because it too rich in nutrients.
A casing layer must not have any nutrients.
It's only function is hydrating the substrate, and as a barrier for contamination.
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Try the cotton balls and tell us how it works. 


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