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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #837
>Date: Tue, 9 Feb 1999 19:08:06 EST
>From: IDMiamiBob at aol_com
>Subject: Re: Blasting sand
>> Anyone on the list know where I can find a large, inexpensive supply of
>> "1/8 in. blasting sand?" Kitty litter is the right size but lacks the mass
>> to hold down roots of new plants?
>But blasting sand and kitty litter serve two different functions. The
>blasting sand at 1/8 inch will hold down roots, but won't promote root hair
>development. It is also considered better to use "gravel" of 1/16-3/32 inch
No, no, it is much better to use gravel of 2-3mm diameter. That's what
Dupla sez. ;-)
George Booth, Ft. Collins, Colorado (booth at frii_com)
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