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question on casing mix material amount
    #3068514 - 08/30/04 11:55 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

I want to use a 25% Vermiculite and 75% Coco Coir casing mix. Does this mean that I use 25% of verm in volume and
75% Coco Coir in volume? Ex. I use 1 cup of verm and 3 cups of Coco Coir

Also, should I add calcium carbonate or no? Does it even matter?


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Re: question on casing mix material amount [Re: herby]
    #3068981 - 08/30/04 02:00 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

yes


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Re: question on casing mix material amount [Re: Alien]
    #3069018 - 08/30/04 02:10 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

is that a yes to the volume question?


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Re: question on casing mix material amount [Re: herby]
    #3069114 - 08/30/04 02:35 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Yes to volume. Not sure on the other part. It'll do fine with just verm and coco coir though.


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Re: question on casing mix material amount [Re: herby]
    #3069211 - 08/30/04 03:02 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

I like oyster shell over calcium carbonate powder, this gives the mix a better texture.  not as much of a buffer, but you don't really need all that much buffering with coir/verm from my understanding.  Good luck. :smile:


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