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OfflineDerek
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Calcium Oxide
    #2554091 - 04/13/04 01:13 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I just got a bag of 100% calcium oxide, labeled as lime in order to adjust the pH of my casing material, Pro-Moss TBK.

I have no way of testing for pH, so I would like to know if any of you are familiar with using calcium oxide instead of calcium carbonate.

I also don't know how much stronger or weaker CaO would be compared to CaC03, can any of you help out, the search gave me squat.


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Re: Calcium Oxide [Re: Derek]
    #2554137 - 04/13/04 01:24 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

CaO is MUCH stronger than CaC03, if it comes into your eyes it can cause blindness.

Here are several documents dealing with your question:
http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/3288


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