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Casing layer efficiency-any preference?
    #2720882 - 05/24/04 12:27 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I've been debating whether to do a jiffy mix or coco coir/verm (60/40 mix) for my first casing layer. In terms of yield, # of flushes, ease of usage (do either need a buffer really? I've read several differing opinions.) I've read the FAQ's and did searches, but is anybody advocating one over the other? Would a buffer be necessary, or at least help yields on either one? Any help appreciated, thanks everybody.


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Re: Casing layer efficiency-any preference? [Re: Stevo21]
    #2720894 - 05/24/04 12:29 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

straight coir all the way!!

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Hope that helps!

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Re: Casing layer efficiency-any preference? [Re: Stevo21]
    #2721006 - 05/24/04 01:05 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I haven't tried peat yet(tho I just bought a bulk bag of it for $20 canadian to give it a try) but coir is the best casing material I have worked with. I use 75/25 coir/verm

btw even tho I havent' had a flush from peat yet I can tell just from adding water that it dosen't hold as much water as coir


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Re: Casing layer efficiency-any preference? [Re: Stevo21]
    #2721093 - 05/24/04 01:27 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I took some advice from Doc34 and went with straight coco coir. There is no need for a ph stabalizer and it holds little to no nutritional value. And look what I got today off of one cased BRF 1/2 jar(1st flush)!!!!!



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Re: Casing layer efficiency-any preference? [Re: Stevo21]
    #2721133 - 05/24/04 01:49 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I to was just going to say 100% coir

I love it, I NEVER use verm.


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    #2722038 - 05/24/04 11:30 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

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Re: Casing layer efficiency-any preference? [Re: Royale]
    #2722058 - 05/24/04 11:35 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Awesome!!


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Re: Casing layer efficiency-any preference? [Re: PoC]
    #2722067 - 05/24/04 11:38 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I dont even use a bottom layer.I have used verm before,but not coir as a bottom layer.

I just straight case WBS and apply coir as my top layer,works great.



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