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Offlineopieusps
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casing substrate
    #1697932 - 07/09/03 12:53 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

what are some of the better mediums for doing casings? would peat moss work? where is coir coir available? ive looked at various stores but havent found any. also suggested top casing mediums (substrates?) for beginner growers. like myself.


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Re: casing substrate [Re: opieusps]
    #1697957 - 07/09/03 01:00 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

The best casing mixture my friend has used is a combination of approximately 70% coir and 30% fine verm. He adds a bit of crushed oyster shell to the mix for texture and to keep the pH stable.

Look for coir in your local pet shop under the brand name of Bed a Beast.


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Re: casing substrate [Re: dog]
    #1698042 - 07/09/03 01:27 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

forest bed brand coir is what they sell at petco.....


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