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    Turface users

    I wanted to see what plants people use Turface with and results they have had.

    Pings - Love it.
    Cephs - Love it.
    Utrics - As long as it's at least a 50/50 turface / peat they seem to really like it.

    Helis - I have 2 plants in Turface and they have been unhappy for a long time and just been too lazy to re-pot them into my usual mix.
    Have others who use Turface tried it with helis and whats your experience?

    Have not tried VFT's and have a bunch to re-pot and curious how they do with it before I go putting all the plants into it.


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    1:1:1:

    turface/lfs/perlite.... standard mix for all my helis
    After years of experimentation, my fav mix all around heli mix.

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    Turf ace is APS right?

    I have pings in it and they do love it.

    I put a bit in my flytrap mix this year but not very much. I will tell you if they die...
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    1:1 turface to lfs mix for my heliamphora. Doesn't look like they're complaining.
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    I've begun adding turface to all of my mixes, including neps, helis, dews, pings, and cephs. It's just a great overall addition to nearly any media.

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I think my helis I have in it are not happy cause it's a 50 / 50 mix of turface / peat. Not sure why I added that much peat since all my other pots are much less - 25% - 10% peat


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    Dews hate it in my experience. Have D. spathulata and D. capensis "all red" and D. unknown growing in 50:50 turface : peat. Capensis is almost dead, spatulata looks not long for this world either, D. unknown turned white.

    Pings love it with some iron oxide. Certain Utrics like it as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by elgecko View Post
    I think my helis I have in it are not happy cause it's a 50 / 50 mix of turface / peat. Not sure why I added that much peat since all my other pots are much less - 25% - 10% peat
    I've been using Turface as a constituent in many of my media mixes and have not noticed negative effects with any plants (different story with Napa stuff).

    Otoh, when I did my media comparison tests with Heli's, the 2 media mixes with peat did poorly compared to those without peat. While the testing was a small sample (& likely not statistically valid), I've kept peat out of my Heli mixes since then & they've grown like weeds.
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