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OfflineNFG_Getupkid
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Sterilization
    #1141224 - 12/14/02 03:39 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

To sterlize the vermiculite that you use to case.. do you...

a. Mix it with water and bake?

or

b. Bake it dry?

How long should you do this?


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Re: Sterilization [Re: NFG_Getupkid]
    #1141248 - 12/14/02 03:46 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

Mix in the water before baking.
In reply to:

How long should you do this?


I don't know about sterilizing verm in the oven, but it can be done in the microwave for 10 minutes at 2 minute intervals.


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Re: Sterilization [Re: Skikid16]
    #1141539 - 12/14/02 06:47 PM (13 years, 11 months ago)

i find that when using plain verm as a casing layer it is not nessecary to sterilize it.


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