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    #1489727 - 04/24/03 04:08 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

So i'm following the pf tek and gonna case using 40/60 tek, do i need a bottom casing layer or does it just go; colonized cakes on bottom then the verm and coir mix?


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: shroomizzy]
    #1489813 - 04/24/03 04:21 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

I don't think you really need a bottom casing layer. I have never used one.


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: shroomizzy]
    #1489862 - 04/24/03 04:30 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

jury's still out on this - see the faq for pros and cons. i don't bother, due to the wasted space - i want the entire floor-to ceiling filled with substrate-casing-mushrooms-few spare cm !


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: shirley knott]
    #1489900 - 04/24/03 04:41 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

with casings i was thinking;
shit, why does my foaf put 50/50+ on the bottom layer of his casings?
plain verm is probably better for the BOTTOM casing layer- holds more moisture.
so thats what hes gonna try nextime.


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: mossie]
    #1489934 - 04/24/03 04:49 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Useful if you want to flip your casing over on later flushes.

otherwise.. a waste.


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: mossie]
    #1489948 - 04/24/03 04:54 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Tariff of 1/2 of worm stone on the reason worked very well for me. :laugh:  (using fugu's translater) ...a 1/2 inch bottom vermiculite layer that is


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: ClosetCase]
    #1491560 - 04/25/03 01:44 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

hmm so i think i'm gonna have to go with no bottom casing layer


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: shroomizzy]
    #1491628 - 04/25/03 02:05 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

but wet perlite on the bottom will probly give you some fatass mushrooms:D
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Re: Bottom layer [Re: jakeholman]
    #1491665 - 04/25/03 02:15 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Thanks Poop s.


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Re: Bottom layer [Re: shroomizzy]
    #1491826 - 04/25/03 03:05 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

I never really noticed a difference with or without.


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