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peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate
    #3888752 - 03/08/05 07:53 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

is that ok if i dont have hydrated lime and use just calcium carbonate for my peatmoss casing mix?


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Re: peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #3888763 - 03/08/05 07:55 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Yeah but it'd be better if you added it hydrated lime too. Many use only calc carb.


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Re: peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate [Re: scatmanrav]
    #3888766 - 03/08/05 07:56 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

thanks for the reassurance :thumbup: :grin:


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Re: peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #3889139 - 03/08/05 08:49 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

i was advised in a thread earlier that peat isnt a good bet on its own w/ only a buffer, as i was planning to do a peat and buffer only casing. was this bad advice? is it best to add vermic as well?


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Re: peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate [Re: icculus_]
    #3889164 - 03/08/05 08:53 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

if you have verm to add to your peat throw it in at a 20 to 25% ratio. I suggest you also use a PH buffer. Make sure you screen out all the twigs and chunks in the peat (they harbour contams). Mechanics mesh works well for this.


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Re: peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate [Re: brewwhaha1]
    #3889170 - 03/08/05 08:54 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

i wouldnt have thought of screening peat on my own, thanks


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Re: peat moss with JUST calcium carbonate [Re: brewwhaha1]
    #3889172 - 03/08/05 08:54 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

if you do add verm. make sure you saturate it first. If you add dry verm to your casing mix the verm will absorb the moisture in your casing.


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