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Re: Vermiculite vs Perlite !
    #74202 - 02/12/00 02:42 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

you can, but it won't humitify very well. vermiculate and perlite are two very different substances. vermiculate is used a lot because it holds water very well. perlite is used because it's a very porous rock, which means there's a lot more surface area for water to evaporate from, so it humidifies very well. vermiculate won't do anything for humidification.


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Re: Vermiculite vs Perlite !
    #74204 - 02/12/00 04:32 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Hey shroomerzil,
What LINK said above is correct. I don't think their would be one person in here that would tell you to use VERM. instead of perlite. Verm. is really only good for substrate mix. Good Luck!!

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Re: Vermiculite vs Perlite !
    #74205 - 02/13/00 04:42 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)


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