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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-28-2014, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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what root tabs are people using nowadays

just like the title says... what root tabs work best for you...

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Osmocote tabs. Usually made at home, they are really commonly used now. Flourish root tabs are commonly used too along others.

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I bought osmocote plus from lowes and some gel capsules size 00 off ebay and make my own root tabs, they work really well.


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Yep, that is pretty much how you make them. Really easy, really. Nothing to it and you save a lot by making your own.

The only problem is some will still eventually make their way up the substrate especially after uprooting plants, so unless you don't mind them in sight, then go for it.

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