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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 02:43 AM Thread Starter
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Osmocote Pot Shots

Anyone ever heard of these? It is Osmocote formed into little walnut sized chunks. A bag of 16 was on clearance at lowes for 1.66$ Perfect for me cause I did not want a whole thing of the regular stuff.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 03:00 AM
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Cut them in half or smaller, and don't use very many in your tank. Otherwise they are no different than your average osmocote gel cap.
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I have used them. Just smashed them up into a little smaller than dime sized, worked perfect.
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We will soon find out. I hit a couple of them with a hammer and took some small bits the size of M&Ms and put them under my plants. They seem to have the same ingredients as Osmocote +. I think I would prefer the gelcaps folks make, but this was super cheap and no shipping. Where do people buy the empty gelcaps anyways?
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