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Terrarium
    #705010 - 06/27/02 10:29 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Hi everyone, I am very new to this, and I am try to have everything figured out so when it happens, im ready for it. my question is, from what I have read, you can just put perlite or clay in a sealed terrarium (i.e. a 10 hallon aquarium)? could this work? I know its probrobly been asked a houndred times...


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Vizzerdrix 00]
    #705022 - 06/27/02 10:33 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Yeah, basically. With perlite, you'll still need to open up the terrarium and fan a few times a day. And if the perlite gets too dry, mist every once in a while. You'll also need a container to set your cakes and/or casing in.


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Mycelium]
    #705042 - 06/27/02 10:39 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Thanks, so where can I get this Perlite? Because it sounds a lot better than using 2 liter bottles


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Vizzerdrix 00]
    #705051 - 06/27/02 10:42 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

I got my Perlite at Wal-mart(in the garden section). It's only like $3 a bag. If you don't have a Wal-mart around you I'm sure most Garden stores will carry it.


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Mycelium]
    #705075 - 06/27/02 10:50 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Ive got one right around the corner! thanks!


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Vizzerdrix 00]
    #705161 - 06/27/02 11:22 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Can you use Perlite instead of Vermiculite for casings???


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Vizzerdrix 00]
    #705169 - 06/27/02 11:25 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

I don't believe so. Somebody more experienced might want to answer this, but I'm pretty sure you can't.


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Mycelium]
    #705177 - 06/27/02 11:28 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

what would be better for a first time grow, just put the cakes on perlite? or casing them and using vermiculite??


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Vizzerdrix 00]
    #705180 - 06/27/02 11:29 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

I think you can subsitute vermiculite for perlite


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Re: Terrarium [Re: Mycelium]
    #705188 - 06/27/02 11:33 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

i?m no where near an expert yet but i don?t think perlite should be used at all for a substrate. I don?t think it would serve the right purpose. Stick with verm.

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Re: Terrarium [Re: ElectricGnome]
    #705191 - 06/27/02 11:35 AM (16 years, 5 months ago)

From what I understand its easier for your first time to just use cakes, however, you get a better yield from casing... And if you want a good substrate use horse poo!


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