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Vermiculite as Perlite substitute?
    #1454781 - 04/13/03 11:46 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

Hi all,

I know I am a greedy bastard when it comes to taking information from everyone, but I really appreciate it and I do attempt to find out the answers before posting here. Alas, I have a question...
If I ever get round to trying theTek, can I use Vermiculite as a Perlite substitute? In the past I have had great difficulty getting and maintining high temperatures, in fact I think because of this In have never had a successful grow :frown:

Please post some humidification tips, thank you!

Much appreciated,

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Re: Vermiculite as Perlite substitute? [Re: Nirvana]
    #1454803 - 04/13/03 11:52 PM (19 years, 7 months ago)

verm holds water in. perlite evaporates it out. they're not interchangeable as humidification tek.

presumably you mean 'high humidities'? there's perlite, there's a bubbler / airstone in a glass of water, there's humidifiers (coolmists), hand spraying .....

check out the faq - lots more in there. good luck, UK :cool:


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