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    #560488 - 02/23/02 08:25 AM (21 years, 7 months ago)

I'm building a terrarium, and following the instructions for that 3.2 growing guide I found here. The problem is, we're having trouble finding vermiculite. Is there anything we can substitute? The guy at walmart suggested Pearlite; of course, he didn't know why we needed it. Would that work?

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Re: Vermiculite? [Re: Angelina]
    #560489 - 02/23/02 08:28 AM (21 years, 7 months ago)

You need vermiculite for preparing cakes ala the PF-Tek.

You need perlite for perlite humidification.

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Re: Vermiculite? [Re: Angelina]
    #560490 - 02/23/02 08:28 AM (21 years, 7 months ago)

ok you say you're building a terarrium...what would you need verm for in a terarrium? .. why couldn't you use perlite? n/m anno got to it before me :P

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Re: Vermiculite? [Re: Angelina]
    #560862 - 02/23/02 05:31 PM (21 years, 7 months ago)

You can find Verm in alot of places.
Hardware stores, Nurseries, Fred Meyers, Lowes, etc.

Home Depot has huge bags of Verm.....they come in a 4 square feet bag.
Thats enough verm for many moons.
Only $16.00 too

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