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Anonymous

Aquatic plant soil?
    #1916299 - 09/14/03 08:45 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Anyone used "Aquatic plant soil" as an alt to Perlite in the Poor mans pod tek? It's a mineral fire kilned to a ceramic. Looks like a small brown gravel. I ask because i am having a hell of a time finding Perlite. (did not have this problem last year)
The Perlite i am finding is enriched with Miracle Gro.
Don't Know if this would be good or bad.


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: ]
    #1916362 - 09/14/03 09:11 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

don't double post! :wink:


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: DanKnugget]
    #1917535 - 09/15/03 08:50 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I am sooooo sorry! Seriously. That was cool of you to point that out.
(and in a polite way.) Thanks.


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: ]
    #1917868 - 09/15/03 12:48 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

does that stuff hold water good...or is it just like little rocks?

if it holds water it should be fine....


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: ]
    #1919510 - 09/15/03 10:04 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Yes judging by what the bag says i do believe it abrobs water.
What about the Perlite enriched with Miracle Gro, good or bad?
Is anyone else having a hard time finding Perlite?
It's funny, i usually just hand mist, never really used any Perlite, but i am interested in the Poor mans pod, and now i cant find Perlite to save my ass. :frown: 


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    #1919550 - 09/15/03 10:16 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: ]
    #1920031 - 09/16/03 12:30 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

man thats too bad, i got a HUGE bag of perlite just sitting in my closet....


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: ]
    #1920798 - 09/16/03 09:05 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Oh well thanks for the response anyway.
And republica310, thanks for rubbing it in. He He :lol: 


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: ]
    #1921885 - 09/16/03 04:50 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

hehe, you might be able to wash the miracle grow out of the perlite, and i don't see why you couldn't just use the aquatic plant soil, let us know how it works, whichever way you go. btw, have your first 5 shrooms man.


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Re: Aquatic plant soil? [Re: DanKnugget]
    #1921972 - 09/16/03 05:23 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

miracle-gro sucks for shrooms, ive never heard of it working at all. i forget the reason but i think its just too many growth hormones geared toward a photosynthic plant, nothing beneficial for mushrooms. hell it probably has anti-fungal additives.


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