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By thecoolknight11
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Joined:  Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:32 am
#367577
Just checked, the price indeed went up, before when I bought it the price was exactly 6.49 (not 5 dollars my bad) I would have bought the van from Amazon but there would have been no way I could even use all that in a lifetime so that’s why I just the little package which was way more than enough since it could make 12 gallons.


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By Apollyon
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#367581
elaineo wrote:The cheapest one I see on ebay is $8.49 for a spoonful. At that price, you might as well buy the full can on Amazon for $26.
Solid extortion. That's up there with "Carnivorous Soil Mix" bags of peat and perlite for 12/gallon bag. But at the end of the day, if people want to go that route then its their prerogative.
By uxleumas
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Joined:  Thu May 07, 2020 5:30 pm
#367616
P A U L wrote: Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:54 am I don't know... something about buying a tiny bag of powdery thingy...

...ahem.

BUT! I just got word that my SASE for a sample from Apolloyn is on its way back.
maxsea has those little fertilizer beads (from what i've been told) so it might look a little less sus. hope your maxsea hasn't been confinscated :P
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By P A U L
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#367620
beads? do they dissolve? i once crushed a bunch of osmocote pellets/beads/balls/ittybittyorbs and put it into a sprayer... and the shell chunks sometimes got jammed in the...uh..straw? tube? nozzle?
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By evenwind
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#367622
Ummm, my Maxsea is old, so it may have changed color or clotted up more, but it looks like coffee grounds and dissolves completely in water.
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By Apollyon
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#367626
P A U L wrote:beads? do they dissolve? i once crushed a bunch of osmocote pellets/beads/balls/ittybittyorbs and put it into a sprayer... and the shell chunks sometimes got jammed in the...uh..straw? tube? nozzle?
Yeah, they dissolve right away. It's a mixture that looks like sand with some semi-transparent beads. The stuff dissolves in seconds, just be sure to shake it up well when you mix it.
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