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OfflineDMJ
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Sterilizing vermiculite
    #2003300 - 10/12/03 09:01 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Do I need to have holes in my lids? Should I moisten the verm or leave it dry? Thanks


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Re: Sterilizing vermiculite [Re: DMJ]
    #2003309 - 10/12/03 09:06 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

whats it for?


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Re: Sterilizing vermiculite [Re: GregHimself]
    #2003316 - 10/12/03 09:10 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

Non-nutritive casing layer


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Re: Sterilizing vermiculite [Re: DMJ]
    #2003326 - 10/12/03 09:14 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

the hyrdate it to field capacity with water, then sterilize as normal.


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Re: Sterilizing vermiculite [Re: DMJ]
    #2003327 - 10/12/03 09:14 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

"To sterilize vermiculite put in microwave safe container (spread out evenly) for ten minutes, then stir and use. Also make sure to wet the vermiculite to target moisture before microwaving."

I can't remember if I wrote that or pulled it from some post, but it should work.


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Re: Sterilizing vermiculite [Re: MycoCat]
    #2003343 - 10/12/03 09:25 PM (13 years, 7 months ago)

you may lose some moisture during microwaving so just check again before adding to substrate.


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