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post #3 of (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 01:41 AM
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Yes, Peat is Mined, most of it comes from Canada.

The use of Peat in Gardening is a rather hotly debated topic. There are renewable options such are Oak Leaves that offer similar benefits.

Here I'll "resurrecting" a Melted Crypt in 25% dirt /75% Oak Leaf litter.

I believe there are ancient Coral deposits that are harvested in Florida? Oster shells are a renewable option for Crusted Coral. There are alternatives if one simply looks.

I salute your Moral Compass I got out of Salt/Reef keeping 20 years ago due to destruction of habitat by collectors.
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