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Offlinecamel
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Re: Peat Moss Casing Layer
    #74146 - 02/13/00 12:28 PM (18 years, 8 months ago)

My casing layer:

6:1 Peat:Oyster shell

Oyster shell could be Lime as well. I sterilize in the microwave for 5 minutes, no problems with contams yet.

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Re: Peat Moss Casing Layer
    #74148 - 02/13/00 06:10 PM (18 years, 8 months ago)

Ok ... so maybe I'll try straight Peat moss and see what kinda results I get with it.


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Re: Peat Moss Casing Layer
    #74149 - 02/13/00 06:33 PM (18 years, 8 months ago)

the lime and oyster shell are used to raise the ph level it is my understanding that the right ph level helps retard or fight certain types of contaminents in/on your casing


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