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    I was just wondering what the difference is between the two
    as for I have looked at them both and found no real difference
    can I use vermiculight instead or would this be a bid nono
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    I think vermiculite has some minerals in it which are bad for CPs, so most people stick just to perlite.
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    I think that although the pH varies with vermiculite, it tends to be alkalinic/basic, whereas peat is slightly acidic and that's what bogs usually are like.

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    Perlite is an inert stone material that is super heated and then whipped into a foam and recooled. It tends to have little or no mineral content.

    Vermiculite is mica that has been heated till it expands. Generally it is somewhat basic.
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    well I hope the vermiculight will work I should well we will see I guess
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