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cheap half- casing
    #1373372 - 03/13/03 05:26 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

if my friend just made a lower layer of moist vermiculite and a layer of broken up cakes on top of that would it work? or does he need the top layer for a casing? what exactly does the top layer do?


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Re: cheap half- casing [Re: Howardo]
    #1373416 - 03/13/03 05:45 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

The top layer is what makes the casing a casing in the first place. It retains moisture in order to help create more prolific, healthier flushes. A casing is not a casing if it does not have a casing layer (Tongue twister, eh?).


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Re: cheap half- casing [Re: Angry Mycologist]
    #1373423 - 03/13/03 05:49 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

oh cool. that makes sense. can a casing be 100 % verm?


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Re: cheap half- casing [Re: Howardo]
    #1373437 - 03/13/03 05:56 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

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can a casing be 100 % verm?



Yup. It's usually mixed 50/50 with peat moss or coco coir though.


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Re: cheap half- casing [Re: Howardo]
    #1373441 - 03/13/03 05:57 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

http://www.mycotopia.net/teks/hongus.html go there its a casing for dummies...not callin you an idiot just the name of the site...lol
hope it helps


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Re: cheap half- casing [Re: DJSwitch]
    #1373492 - 03/13/03 06:26 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

it's cool. i'm an idiot in a casing sense.... thanks it's helpful


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