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    #2159316 - 12/04/03 09:45 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Hey iv been following this guide and it just said to get vermiculite, which I did so I made my jars but then I was browsing through this other tek and it said use vermiculite medium or fine grade not powdery but I got powder. Just wondering if this makes a difference?


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Re: Vermiculite [Re: L0s3r]
    #2159348 - 12/04/03 09:52 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

You got a powdery vermiculite? Thats odd, I haven't even found any like that. Are you sure you dont have just normal verm? How "powdery" is it - like sand, or like little pebbles?


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Re: Vermiculite [Re: LateForTheFuture]
    #2159353 - 12/04/03 09:53 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

If it's verm it should work fine...


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Re: Vermiculite [Re: psilocybinjunkie]
    #2159360 - 12/04/03 09:55 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Yes, it should work fine, but if it is too powdery I can see some problems arising, such as it being packed too hard or not enough moisture being held by it, as that is the point of vermiculite - it holds in moisture... I would guess that a less "powdery" vermiculite would be better at retaining the moisture.


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Re: Vermiculite [Re: LateForTheFuture]
    #2159391 - 12/04/03 10:02 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

just dont pack it in the jars to hard


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Re: Vermiculite [Re: dobinky]
    #2159587 - 12/04/03 10:54 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

how important is it for the verm on the top layer of a jar to be coarse verm as opposed to fine verm?

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Re: Vermiculite [Re: angryjslice]
    #2159602 - 12/04/03 11:00 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

The dry vermiculite on the top layer is supposed to act as a barrier for contaminants, so I think either would work fine.


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