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By hungry carnivores
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Joined:  Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:31 am
#356604
I use Sakrete Play Sand, but I look around for the coarser stuff. Perlite works well too, I crush it when out of sand. Careful though - perlite can really damage your lungs so wet it prior to working with it, or wear a NIOSH certified respirator.

I use a peat:perlite mix, one to one. Waterlogged for most utrics. For Orchioides sects, I use lfs:perlite 2:1, and for some I use a slurry of milled LFS: Perlite 3:1.
By Do_Gon
Posts:  157
Joined:  Tue May 07, 2019 5:29 pm
#356678
hungry carnivores wrote:I use Sakrete Play Sand, but I look around for the coarser stuff. Perlite works well too, I crush it when out of sand. Careful though - perlite can really damage your lungs so wet it prior to working with it, or wear a NIOSH certified respirator.

I use a peat:perlite mix, one to one. Waterlogged for most utrics. For Orchioides sects, I use lfs:perlite 2:1, and for some I use a slurry of milled LFS: Perlite 3:1.
Thank you. The information is much appreciated.
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By sanguinearocks101
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#365417
hungry carnivores wrote: Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:22 am All I have is subulata at this point in time, you sure don't want it :lol: . I should be recieving a reniformis soon, so check in 3mo or something, it grows fast.
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