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Offline3rdEye
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Re: Powdery Vermiculite?
    #281151 - 03/28/01 11:46 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Well will if affect anything? Im sure as hell not starting over, just wondering if it will do anything bad.
thx



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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: 3rdEye]
    #281297 - 03/29/01 02:40 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Sounds like you used the horticulture grade vermiculite, I beleive it has a tendency to absorb more water than the course stuff, but, like taz has stated.. you will most likely be fine with it. Go to the 'www.fanaticus.com', PF's webpage and look at the 'pf formula update' to get the exact water/verm ratio for the horticulture verm.



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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: Anonymous]
    #281339 - 03/29/01 06:15 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Sounds like...shake!

You can try sifting it through a fine screen, you get a lot of powder like that when near the end of the bag.

It'll prolly be ok.

Take a trip to the Spore Lab @:
http://www.sunshine.net/www/1700/sn1730


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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: Anonymous]
    #281350 - 03/29/01 06:29 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

So is the horticulture vermiculite bad? i just used it with 1/2 cup of verm, 1/4 cub of BRF, and 45 cc's of water. The mixture would still stick together though, so I though it looked like a good mix. What kind of vermiculite are you suposed to be using? Thanks all.



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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: Anonymous]
    #281351 - 03/29/01 06:29 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

So is the horticulture vermiculite bad? i just used it with 1/2 cup of verm, 1/4 cub of BRF, and 45 cc's of water. The mixture would still stick together though, so I thought it looked like a good mix. What kind of vermiculite are you suposed to be using? Thanks all.



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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: LouisSkolnick]
    #281356 - 03/29/01 06:39 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

you'll be ok dude

If there is to be a brave new world, our generation is going to have the hardest time living in it.


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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: LouisSkolnick]
    #281392 - 03/29/01 08:46 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

horticultural vermiculite is fine, and in some cases, it's actually better. I've used it extensively. I've noticed that when using horticultural vermiculite, you need to add a tad bit more water to the recipe to get the right consistency, though. Which in essence is a good thing. Water = good.



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Re: Powdery Vermiculite? [Re: Kast]
    #281403 - 03/29/01 09:09 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Well, what i did was put a tad more syringe solution in each jar, little bit more moisture there. Thanks kast, i appriciate your help.



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