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Post  Escaped Lunatic 7/11/2015, 5:37 am

For something so easy, it's impossible to find.

Everything I can find online says vermiculite should weigh under 160 grams per liter, and that weight is for very very fine.

Coarse should weigh a lot less.

The lowest density I could find had a claimed density of 90 grams per liter.  I just opened the box.  It weighs well over 200 grams and has . . . something else mixed with vermiculite.  I don't know what's really in it.  Mad


In any event, if anyone has any ideas of a reliable brand of vermiculite or can point me to a source, I'd deeply appreciate it.

Otherwise, I guess I'm going to have to consider perlite, but that seems to be less able to hold water.
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Post  sanderson 7/11/2015, 4:45 pm

Boffer has sent a message to another member, PVPind, as he has a vermiculite business. Much of US vermiculite comes from China, so hopefully you will have an answer shortly.

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Post  Escaped Lunatic 7/11/2015, 8:19 pm

Thanks!!!  Looking forward to getting more info.
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