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It's all in good fun anyway. No offense meant. None taken.
The so called calci-sand reptile litter (or whatever) this post in part started withn is probably a very - very low grade form of diatomite & clays. Some cheap kitty litter is produced from playa lake deposits. Meaning -- certain dry - evaporated - lake beds.
Like those around Christmas Valley Oregon, Reno Nevada & San Deigo California where some brands of kitty litter & a oil - chemical spill absorbant litter called Oil/Dry are produced.
That stuff usualy consists of semi bentonite type clays (swelling & absorbant) eroded from the area & fossil diatoms that were in the former lakes water - naturaly.
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The calci-sand doesn't have any clay, it's pure calcium carbonate. Here is a link to Calci-Sand . I've actually tried it as a buffer in a casing, but it didn't work that well. The granules don't seem to dissolve at all. It might work if one was to use something to smash the granules into powder.
-------------------- I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day. - Frank Sinatra
I've decided not to go for my new recipe after all since I found hydrated lime so I will just do a 50/50+ casing with calci-sand instead of oyster shell. By the way Stamets casing mixture calls for gypsum, I don't know how well it works but thats where I got the idea from. In the near future I will decide to give this mixture a whack.
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