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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-19-2010, 08:42 PM Thread Starter
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GLacial Rock dust

Could be very promising for those of us using the MTS method.IF not replace the work altogether..IT sounds as if this is what we are trying to do..

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-18-2011, 03:39 AM
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I was curious about this product since i have some from summer gardening and I see no one has replied to this thread? Has been a year since posted so wondering has anyone tried it?
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-18-2011, 04:08 PM
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I haven't tried it, nor do I intend to, but I have used river silt, which I dug up from a bank of silt along the American River. That worked very well for me under a cap of Soilmaster Select. In fact I thought it was the most effective substrate I tried. Silt is rock dust, so I see no reason to buy it.

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well i decided i will use it under my soil I mineralized over the summer! I am setting up my scape now in my 332 gallon! it should be a fun night!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-19-2011, 02:12 AM
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I dont see Why it wouldn't work. It will not be full of nutrients, if that is what you are after. In the garden this is used as a source of trace elements.
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