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OfflineRobbyrob
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Calcium Carbonate
    #1464549 - 04/16/03 06:31 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Where can i get this? I went to Homedepot and they told me they didnt carry it. Nor hydrated lime. I thought that was weird but said aight. I went to about 3 diferent mom & pop nerseries and they didnt even know what it was..

Any tips?

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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Robbyrob]
    #1464602 - 04/16/03 06:49 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Home Despot has hydrated lime, it's in the same area where they have bags of cement, sand, rocks and various masonry items, I believe it's also referred to as "builder's lime." It comes in bags of about 40 lbs (if I recall correctly) more than you may use in a lifetime for mushroom growing.

I purchased Kellogg's Hydrated Lime at a local Nursery, it comes in a 5.1 lbs clear plastic container. This is much easier to work with than a 40 lb bag.


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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Robbyrob]
    #1464618 - 04/16/03 06:55 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Oops, I almost forgot. Go to PetsMart or Petco (can't remember which - maybe both) and in the section where they have products for reptiles look for a product call 'BONE AID Calci-Sand,' it is pure natural calcium carbonate. It is put out by a company called 'T-Rex.'


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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Evolving]
    #1464640 - 04/16/03 07:02 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

thanks


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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Evolving]
    #3689363 - 01/27/05 06:32 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

those come in colors... brown, red, green, black,... will thi hurt the myc?
I thought it was supose to be white...

Did anyone tryed the colored ones???


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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Robbyrob]
    #3689403 - 01/27/05 06:39 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Don't want the stuff ffrom the concrete section.Will burn the myc.
Get from nursery.

Just my $0.02

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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Robbyrob]
    #3689412 - 01/27/05 06:41 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Use calcium for the garden, sold at any garden centre.


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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: MushroomFriend]
    #3689665 - 01/27/05 07:23 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Oyster Shell "Flour" $2 for 1lb. a hell of a deal :wink:


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Re: Calcium Carbonate [Re: Robbyrob]
    #3689735 - 01/27/05 07:31 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

lol... again... :laugh:


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