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    Question Unknown mineral

    Does anybody know what this mineral might be? http://s1251.photobucket.com/albums/...ps13d1bcfc.jpg
    I was looking around in my garage, where my dad keeps different kinds of cichlid or aquarium substrates, and I found this substrate. I asked my dad if I could use it for plants and he said yes... Would anyone know if it were okay for pinguiculas, also I flushed it with R.O. water just in case. THANKS!!!!!!!!!!

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    General rule of thumb, applies to everything in life, not just CP's!

    "If you don't know what it is, don't use it!"

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    Looks like crushed coral to me. here is the pic again.



    Here is some crushed coral.



    I don't know if it is OK for pings though.

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    Put some in vinegar. If it fizzes and/or dissolves it might be coral or limestone. Either of which when well rinsed should be ok for Mexican Pinguicula. I'd mix some sand into it.
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