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OfflineMycelium
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verm/perlite mix
    #698139 - 06/24/02 12:34 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Would it be alright for me to mix vermiculite and perlite 50/50 for the bottom of my terrarium and put the cakes directly onto it? Or would I run into problems?


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Re: verm/perlite mix [Re: Mycelium]
    #698205 - 06/24/02 01:04 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

i'm a newbie so i would be no help ,
i'm just wondering why you want verm in your grow chamber.... ??
i have been just using perlite ... is the verm suppose to save the perlite from getting funky ??

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Re: verm/perlite mix [Re: Mycelium]
    #698225 - 06/24/02 01:18 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Between the vermiculite and perlite, I think that you would likely end up with a soggy mess. If you're looking for something to set your cakes on, though, check out those Geolite balls like they use in the hydra-pod. They're sold at hydroponic supply shopps and the like. I understand they're a little more expensive, but work better for setting cakes on than the perlite (and defintiely the vermiculite).

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Re: verm/perlite mix [Re: FanaTEK]
    #698259 - 06/24/02 01:39 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Well the one Tek I read just said to put the cakes on tinfoil on top of Perlite, so thats probably what I am going to do....


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Re: verm/perlite mix [Re: Mycelium]
    #698261 - 06/24/02 01:40 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

My local city officials experience is that vermiculite will work but you do have to watch your water content, also the cakes will gain moisture from the humidity as well.

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