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Sterilizing casing substrates
    #2424934 - 03/12/04 07:03 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

A friend was wondering if it is necessary to sterilize a 50/50 verm. and peat moss casing substrate. If so, can it be done without a PC? T

Thanks in advance for helping!


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Re: Sterilizing casing substrates [Re: limpbizkit3768]
    #2424937 - 03/12/04 07:05 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

casing and substrate are 2 different things..

substrate = nutrient

casing = for moisture

you want to sterilze the casing either by microwave or oven tek.


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Re: Sterilizing casing substrates [Re: limpbizkit3768]
    #2424977 - 03/12/04 07:31 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

you could throw the 50/50 mix into a cut off cotton shirt and put that in a pot of boiling water too. thats what i use to do, i hear microwave works well. but after melting a few trays i gave up the microwave.


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Re: Sterilizing casing substrates [Re: limpbizkit3768]
    #2425064 - 03/12/04 08:19 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

pastuerize it
way better off that way
dont boil it get it at 170 for 45 minutes without it going over 180


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