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Dried out casing?
    #2536533 - 04/07/04 09:10 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I was following the 60/40 vermiculite-coco coir tek, and after i heated the mixture up in the microwave it seemed pretty dried out. Isnt the point of a casing layer that it provides moisture? should i add moisture to it before putting it on top of the substrate?

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Re: Dried out casing? [Re: Tao]
    #2536593 - 04/07/04 09:24 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Yes, moisture is good mmmkay?


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Re: Dried out casing? [Re: Tao]
    #2536673 - 04/07/04 09:44 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Better put more water than only the filled-capacity amount when microwave sterilizing.

When you are done, you can add some water if needed.  I suggest you always keep a spray bottle of sterilized water in hand so you can spray your layer as needed.  Simply boil some tap water for 10-15 minutes, put in your spray bottle and let cool.

good luck! :wink:


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