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Disadvantge of using fine grade vermiculate....
    #3872366 - 03/05/05 11:38 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I am leaving out of town for a week and i wont have the time to get more vermicultae before i leave to make a batch and was wondering if fine grade verm. would slow down grow or make any difference compared to the larger grade..


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Re: Disadvantge of using fine grade vermiculate.... [Re: ]
    #3872402 - 03/05/05 11:56 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Finer grade verm will result in a less airy texture in cake substrate, and the same goes for casings. Definitely let the substrate fall in your jar especially when using finer grade; it compacts easier then larger grade. I find finer verm over saturates easily too--I personally don't like using it in casings anymore for that reason.

It does make the best dry verm contam barrier though.


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Re: Disadvantge of using fine grade vermiculate.... [Re: ]
    #3872403 - 03/05/05 11:57 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

An observation I would make is that the fine grade verm doesn't allow as much aeration as large grade.


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Re: Disadvantge of using fine grade vermiculate.... [Re: ]
    #3872412 - 03/05/05 12:00 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

exactly. Be careful not to add too much perlite.


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