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good idea or bad idea?
    #3348370 - 11/11/04 08:55 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

is it a good idea to reuse old verm. that i used to keep moisture in my grow chamber for my cakes on a casing layer with coco coir?

and if so should i pasturize it?(whats the best way to do that?) im trying to say some money

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Re: good idea or bad idea? [Re: beav]
    #3349080 - 11/11/04 11:40 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

and should i pasturize the coco coir and for how long?>


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Re: good idea or bad idea? [Re: beav]
    #3349844 - 11/12/04 03:05 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Most people i hear use perlite for humidity.


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Re: good idea or bad idea? [Re: beav]
    #3352455 - 11/12/04 05:36 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Yeah, I haven't heard of many people keeping moist vermiculite for humidity. It could work, but I'd suspect it would foster mold more than perlite would. Could be wrong.
If you really wanted to keep it going, I might consider continually spiking the vermiculite with peroxide. This *should* keep mold proliferation down. Regardless, really keep an eye on it!


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Re: good idea or bad idea? [Re: beav]
    #3353260 - 11/12/04 09:03 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

well am i going to have to put something on the bottom layer or is it not neccessary?


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Re: good idea or bad idea? [Re: beav]
    #3355871 - 11/13/04 03:35 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Use perlite.. I've tried vermiculate too, and imo .. it sucks.


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