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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-05-2013, 05:34 AM Thread Starter
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Help With Dirt Tank

I need help looking for items in Chicago. I doing a 20L dirt tank. But I can't seem to find any Dolomite, iron red clay, or Muriate of Potash. Can anyone point out where i can get these items. For the soil I using miracle gro organic potting soil.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-05-2013, 06:48 AM
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I got organic terra cotta red clay at michaels. Bunch of it for around 6 bucks. Other stuff I'm not too sure about, as I didn't use em. I'm a simple man

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-05-2013, 12:34 PM
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I was able to purchase dolomite and muriate of potash from Amazon online, about 5 lbs of each.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-06-2013, 11:45 AM
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I got golomite and potash in small amounts from Amazon. If you are going to the swap. I can give you some potash and red clay.
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