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casing question to do with ferm and perlite
    #639583 - 05/21/02 07:58 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

has any one tried doing like perlite mixed with verm for a bottom casing? like 25-75 ratio will this keep it more moist for a second and 3rd flush concidering that after the first flush u can case the top but would this help the bottom?


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Re: casing question to do with ferm and perlite [Re: cbull]
    #639602 - 05/21/02 08:15 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

That makes no sense at all.


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Re: casing question to do with ferm and perlite [Re: bassplayer74]
    #639623 - 05/21/02 08:31 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

i dunno i for some reason was thinking perlite holds more water thne verm ya got me was jus a ?


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Re: casing question to do with ferm and perlite [Re: cbull]
    #639704 - 05/21/02 09:59 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

it makes sense, the first part at least.

Perlite however does not retain water as much as verm. Youd be better of creating a top casing of perlite and verm. Perlite opens up the air and verm keeps it moist. You could also add perlite into the 50/50 mix.

You really wnat to keep the bottom layer not very moist as it really does harbour contaminants and bacteria. It will stay moist throughout the process by itself.


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Re: casing question to do with ferm and perlite [Re: angryshroom]
    #639729 - 05/21/02 10:16 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

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