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reusing perlite
    #556495 - 02/19/02 07:03 PM (14 years, 9 months ago)

i'm writing because i would like to know if anyone else has tried this. here's what i'm doing:

i take the old wet perlit & bake it in the oven @ 300F in a thin even layer till it's try.
i'm planning to use it again.

what i would like to know is... does anyone know if i will have any contamination problems?
it's such a waste to just throw it out.


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Re: reusing perlite [Re: girlskater]
    #556509 - 02/19/02 07:18 PM (14 years, 9 months ago)

No, it should work fine, just make sure you dont burn it.

It's so cheap and easily avaiable here i've never really considered it. Too much work.


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Re: reusing perlite [Re: girlskater]
    #556736 - 02/19/02 10:21 PM (14 years, 9 months ago)

You could stick the perilite in a 5 gallon bucket with a bleach water mix.

Then drain it....then stick into a another bucket with water.
I'd drain it a few times to get rid of the bleach.

I don't do this....but it should work though.

I get my perilite in huge 4 square feet bags.....for like $12.00
Not worth my time messin with it.


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