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    Are the white specks on the soil mold? help please!

    not sure what this are........




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    Looks like salt or calcium deposites.
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    I agree with Divaskid, it looks like salt or calcium deposits. Mold is more fuzzy.

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    any idea where it could come from? i use distilled water

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    Soil molds aren't always fuzzy. Looks similar to those which pop up on my peat moss occasionally. Bright light usually takes care of it, but it rarely causes issues for me.
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    what brand of peat did you use? bought one from lowe's and it did that big time...

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    hey, i use a brand called blackgold.

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    If it is newish peat, this often occurs, it seems to bloom for a few days to a week, but for me it has always been harmless and goes with good ventilation.

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    Last edited by Steve Booth; 10-10-2014 at 05:39 AM.

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