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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-19-2011, 06:23 AM Thread Starter
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Can I use this osmocote?

Just wondering if this is the right stuff for the diy root caps?
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Any one know if this is the stuff because I'm pretty keen to use it.
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No you shouldnt use that..The nitrogen source is the issue..
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Then what type of osmocote should I use?
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As long as you stick it deep in your substrate you should be fine. The osmocote plus does not contain urea which is preferred.
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Never seen that one in australia
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So I'll try and find one with less nitrogen in it then
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No you shouldnt use that..The nitrogen source is the issue..
This is 100% wrong. You can search my posts on this topic to see.

I think the issue with this stuff are the blue balls. the "wetting agent"
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Ok so I still can't use it though.because if so I'll take it back. I finish work in a hour and I'll take it back but I need to know what to exchange it for.no wetting agent or less nitrogen
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Ok I'm at the hard ware store now.every one has wetting agent.couldn't I pick the blue bits out
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Ok so I bought one with less nitrogen but I guess living in the driest state on the driest continent in the world we have no need for an osmocote with out a wetting agent. So I'm going to pick the blue balls out and use that.do you think I'll be safe?
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