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Offlinevuvu1
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Lime question need fast response please!!!
    #2677432 - 05/14/04 12:27 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I am in a rush because I need to case using the 50 50 mix. I read that lime is needed I got the right stuff but how much do I add. I searched the facts and didnt find nothing I looked pretty good too. thanks for the help guys peace.


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: vuvu1]
    #2677440 - 05/14/04 12:29 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

If it is hydrated lime not very much let me know what size casing your making. Also what 50/50 peat moss verm coco coir?


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: vuvu1]
    #2677443 - 05/14/04 12:31 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

You're using peat moss, right? I suggest about a tablespoon or 2 at the most per gallon of casing material. Just eyeball it, you'll be good just don't go crazy with it.


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: vuvu1]
    #2677446 - 05/14/04 12:32 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Well, its the ph you are adjusting, so a ph meter helps get the right amount.
I'm guessing you dont have one, so i would say a quarter of a tea spoon to 4 liters of casing.


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: FallenShroom]
    #2677452 - 05/14/04 12:33 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I am using a 5.2 cup rubbermaid storage container. Its about 3.5"h 6"w at the top tappered downward.

P.S. its pelleted limestone


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: vuvu1]
    #2677462 - 05/14/04 12:36 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Loki sounds right very small amount is needed. i used to just take a pinch and stir it in and would do the trick for small amounts. As for pellets not a clue becarefull with it


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: vuvu1]
    #2677876 - 05/14/04 02:25 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

If its pelleted limestone crush it into a powder, as it will mix
in better, you dont need long term condioning, only short term so powdered
is better.


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Re: Lime question need fast response please!!! [Re: vuvu1]
    #2677935 - 05/14/04 02:42 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

thanks guys i'll give it a try


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