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Coco coir slightly fertilized??
    #2594480 - 04/23/04 12:56 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

I want to try growing pan cyans after having grown cubensis a few times. Many posts say coco coir is very good as a casing layer, mixed with vermiculite. The problem is, as far as I know the casing layer should be non-nutritive but the coco coir I found is "slightly fertilized" as it says on the package. Would this be a problem? if yes, I think I will use peat..thanks :sun:


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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: nimbus]
    #2594491 - 04/23/04 01:00 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

is the coir called "Forest Bedding"?


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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: doc34]
    #2594553 - 04/23/04 01:18 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

nope..it is some other german stuff I found here (in germany)
i think it is not for animals as I think forest bed is, but for plants..


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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: nimbus]
    #2595108 - 04/23/04 03:54 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Oh,I know nothing about German stuff-I would assume the ferts would be bad for mushrooms,but you may want to wait on another reply. :wink:


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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: doc34]
    #2595214 - 04/23/04 04:28 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

ok, thanks  :grin: but peat is also good enough right? why should it be worse?


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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: nimbus]
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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: doc34]
    #2595786 - 04/23/04 07:32 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

thanks again, guess I will go for peat..


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Re: Coco coir slightly fertilized?? [Re: nimbus]
    #2595881 - 04/23/04 08:26 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Good luck and I'm glad I could help.

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