Re: vermiculite, laterite and $$$

> From: nfrank at nando_net (Neil Frank)
> BTW, I tried vermiculite not as a sponge to soak up nutrients, but as
> a substrate "conditioner," just like it is used in house plants - to
> open up the soil and keep it from compacting.  I mixed the vermiculite
> with sand and peat in the lower half and used clean sand in the upper
> half. I wanted to create an O2 deficient environment. The
> vermiculite/soil tank is getting torn down this weekend.  Maybe I will
> try artificial circulation!

Arrgh!  You came *that* close to telling us something we all want to
know - why are you tearing down the vermiculite tank?