what are the long term effects on laterite?
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Old 09-03-2007, 06:39 AM   #1
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what are the long term effects on laterite?


does laterite dissolve over time or does it remain the same size? i plant on using laterite as the bottom layer in my nano and eco-complete on top. will laterite turn to mush?
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Laterite is a fine grained clay. It will not dissolve, but it will be a fine layer of (good) mess in the bottom.
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