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OfflineBugmenot2
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Bake or Microwave Vermiculite
    #3308748 - 11/02/04 01:01 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Which would be better to avoid contams? To bake for 30 minutes? or microwave on high for 10? Common sense tells me baking would be better, but I'd like some input from other people.

I've dunked a couple jars and I'm going to let them sit for 12 hours.


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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: Bugmenot2]
    #3308768 - 11/02/04 01:06 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I have microwaved all my verm and coco coir in the past....

and so far *knocks on wood* I havent had any problems...


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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: Bugmenot2]
    #3308771 - 11/02/04 01:07 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

nuke em as you want to kill everything


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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: Bugmenot2]
    #3308776 - 11/02/04 01:08 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

this is the method I use for my casing's and it works great!

http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/23536


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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: cisole]
    #3308874 - 11/02/04 01:32 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I like that method. It had a couple things I didn't think to do. I'll incorporate that into my method.


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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: Bugmenot2]
    #3309059 - 11/02/04 02:19 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Microwave for 10 mins on high?
I wonder if 5 would work.


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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: ]
    #3309079 - 11/02/04 02:23 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I baked for an hour after spraying the vermiculite all wet. No contams as of yet.

Woot Woot

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Re: Bake or Microwave Vermiculite [Re: ]
    #3309112 - 11/02/04 02:30 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

5 mins, pull out and stir... then 5 more mins..

follow that to the "T" and you cant go wrong


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