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Offlineforevrgrounded98
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    #2071191 - 11/04/03 10:31 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I can't case directly over Perlite can I? I want to case my tupperware bins (huge ones) wall to wall, is there a way to do that with a perlite layer on the bottom? Thanks
-matt


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Re: Perlite [Re: forevrgrounded98]
    #2071219 - 11/04/03 10:40 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

You won't need it. If you use a big rubbermaid "roughneck" or something similar, and use the whole thing for a casing, you won't need perlite. The humidity from the moist substrate/casing will keep things right. You'll just need to mist it.


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Re: Perlite [Re: angryshroom]
    #2071225 - 11/04/03 10:42 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

whats the general rule for depth of a bulk substrate? Does it make a difference if its 4-5 inches deep or 2-3 inches deep?


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Re: Perlite [Re: forevrgrounded98]
    #2071354 - 11/04/03 11:16 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

The deeper the better. Over 6 inches is a bit excessive though, and anything less than 2 inches is getting a little too thin.


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