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OfflineFozzy
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vermiculite or perlite
    #400859 - 09/22/01 03:45 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Is there a diference between vermiculite and perlite? They both lok the same to me and i already have a big bag of perlite.
Many thankyous in advance for your replies.
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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: Fozzy]
    #400861 - 09/22/01 03:50 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Yes, perlite is non-absorbent.



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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: puscle]
    #400863 - 09/22/01 03:54 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

So, mabe i am just slow-headed or something but i need someone to spell it out for me. Can I use perlite instead of vermiculite for my casing mixture?



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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: Fozzy]
    #400895 - 09/22/01 04:29 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Use verm, it soaks up water. The two are not interchangable.



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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: puscle]
    #400897 - 09/22/01 04:33 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

thank you puscle



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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: Fozzy]
    #401032 - 09/22/01 07:52 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

You're welcome, Fozzy.



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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: Fozzy]
    #401070 - 09/22/01 09:10 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

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Re: vermiculite or perlite [Re: Fozzy]
    #401083 - 09/22/01 09:36 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

perlite = white little balls
vermiculite = brown little chunks

perlite is for humidity, vermiculite is for in the casing micture



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