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OfflineDiarYofaMadmaN
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Black dots on perlite?
    #1376162 - 03/14/03 02:08 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Ahh when i first moistened the perlite in the rubbermaid container it was white.. but today i notice black dots on them... What is it an is it bad?


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Re: Black dots on perlite? [Re: DiarYofaMadmaN]
    #1376165 - 03/14/03 02:09 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

They are the little black men to come and get you.. you better watch out..

I have no idea what your talking about


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Re: Black dots on perlite? [Re: DiarYofaMadmaN]
    #1376168 - 03/14/03 02:10 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

If you have mature shrooms breaking there veil in there then its probably just SPORES that fell from the shrooms. If it wipes off real easy then its spores.


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Re: Black dots on perlite? [Re: ExtravagantDream]
    #1376171 - 03/14/03 02:10 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

lol


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Re: Black dots on perlite? [Re: PooGrower]
    #1376181 - 03/14/03 02:14 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Naw they aint my friends just has PF cakes in there didn't start to pin yet but one of them is kinda lumpy and the tip of one of the lumps is starting to turn like an orangy color....


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Re: Black dots on perlite? [Re: DiarYofaMadmaN]
    #1376253 - 03/14/03 02:47 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

What kind of perlite did you use? Cheaper perlites have some potting soil and peat moss mixed in sometimes. Maybe there was some peat or potting soil dust in there and you just couldn't see it until you got the perlite wet.


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Re: Black dots on perlite? [Re: peruvian spark]
    #1377291 - 03/15/03 03:32 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

I took a look at the bag of Perlite I have, and it's from Scotts. Didn't say anything about having potting soil in it although, it said you could add it to soil to help keep the moisture up. I even took a look in the bag and all the perlite pebbles are white. Here I took a picture of what I'm talking about. These black dots on the perlite nearly cover every top perlite pebble but not enough to cover all of the pebbles till you can't see the white. Here I took a picture:

I don't know what's causing it or if it's a threat of contamination? That's the only thing i'm worrying about. Thx for the reply. :-D



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