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Substrate Questions
    #4695484 - 09/22/05 04:07 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

Was wondering if brown rice flour can be used by itself as a substrate, or if perlite can be substituted for vermiculite in the mixture. Any help is appreciated.


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Re: Substrate Questions [Re: emeryg89]
    #4695506 - 09/22/05 04:14 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

i do not think so.
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Re: Substrate Questions [Re: emeryg89]
    #4695573 - 09/22/05 04:33 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

No. BRF and just water won't do it. Might as well try concrete,lol.
The texture won't really allow for good colonization.
I wouldn't sub perlite for verm, but I have heard of a few peeps doing it. More so in casing layers then jars though.

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Re: Substrate Questions [Re: HippieChick]
    #4695830 - 09/22/05 05:32 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

i think you can do perlite for verm but its not a good idea as verm has the moisture and texture you want but perlite will not do well with moisture retention.


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