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Bulk Substrate Ingredient Question
    #11266955 - 10/17/09 07:29 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Hi all I was wondering if anyone could help me sort something out...

I have the following materials at my immediate disposal and was wondering whether a combination of one or another could be used to mix in with my colonized BRF cakes for fruiting.

-Finely milled peat
-Vermiculite
-Perlite
-Coconut coir (big chunks unfortunately)
-Brown rice flour
-Cacao nibs
-Sphagnum Moss (large pieces)

Thanks for your help!


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Re: Bulk Substrate Ingredient Question [Re: vadub]
    #11266983 - 10/17/09 07:34 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

verm and coir 50/50 is good and throw some gypsum in there.. look at the tek in my sig


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Re: Bulk Substrate Ingredient Question [Re: Slimz]
    #11266996 - 10/17/09 07:36 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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verm and coir 50/50 is good and throw some gypsum in there.. look at the tek in my sig




I'm guessing your referring to the finely ground coconut coir.  The stuff I have is little bricks that are very brittle and seem to have the fibers intact.


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Re: Bulk Substrate Ingredient Question [Re: vadub]
    #11267011 - 10/17/09 07:40 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

nope.. thats just fine.. try adding some water to a piece of that and be AMAZED.. i was


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Re: Bulk Substrate Ingredient Question [Re: Slimz]
    #11267036 - 10/17/09 07:47 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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nope.. thats just fine.. try adding some water to a piece of that and be AMAZED.. i was




Cool thats good to know, any other additives I could throw in other than the gypsum?  What does it do by the way?


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Re: Bulk Substrate Ingredient Question [Re: vadub]
    #11267041 - 10/17/09 07:49 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

gypsum is for fixing the PH
coffee grounds (free from starbucks) is also good to add.


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