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Old 02-07-2011, 02:44 PM
Naviaras Naviaras is offline
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Default Luffa?

Has anyone experimented with using cubes of luffa sponge as a replacement for rockwool cubes to start their seeds?

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Old 05-17-2012, 06:47 AM
malikinam malikinam is offline
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yes i have but i did not use cubes of luffa. what is the purpose of cubes luffa???
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Old 05-18-2012, 04:00 AM
CrossOps CrossOps is offline
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Naviras is correct, there are alternatives to using rockwool, etc which cost a LOT less in the long run.

We were testing using regular sponge based materials, that germinated perfectly, and the materials to make several thousand cubes was under $35. However, the ability for someone to produce or grow their own luffa sponge would make the system that much more all encompassing. Essentially growing another integral part of his overall medium.

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