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Offlineherby
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casing HELP!!!!!!
    #3106156 - 09/08/04 12:32 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I got a couple of questions about casing.... How much water should i put into the mixture (exact amounts preferably). Say i
mixed 3 cups of coco coir and 1 cup of verm....how much water would I need (in volume?)? Also... do u honestly have to sterilize your casing
mixture? If I used the microwave to sterilize the mixture, would the amount of moisture that the mixture had prior to being sterilized
be the same after sterilization aswell?


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Re: casing HELP!!!!!! [Re: herby]
    #3106237 - 09/08/04 12:51 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Generally with casing just mix in enough water so when you squeeze the mixture only a few drops leak out. And as far as sterilizing, you don't HAVE to but it really is a good idea. If your chamber is in a sterile envioment and your bags of peat,verm,coir or whatever haven't been sitting out open for weeks on end you might just be alright. But sterilizing is still a really good idea.


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