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Old 10-04-2015, 01:29 PM   #1 
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Adding Clay to soil mixture (how much) or has anyone Tried the baked claymix Turface?

So I gather it's helpful adding a little clay to your potting mix is helpful. I am setting up 4 NPT's at once of different sizes. 2- 10gs, 1- 40g, 1 75g.

How much should I add?I've been reading a bit about a clay additive called Turface has anyone tried this? What kind? How are you using it? How much?
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Old 10-07-2015, 02:30 PM   #2 
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I always add a bit of my native red clay to my dirt mix when I am setting up a new tank-about 5% more or less.

As my NPT's mature the rosette plants will sometimes start to look tired and I make native red clay balls and sun dry them so I can poke them into the soil around the rosette plants that look to need an iron boost.

This is one of the only additives I use in my NPT's.
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Thanks there is no shortage of clay in my yard and I don't used chemicals in my yard so I should be fine to use that.
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:32 PM   #4 
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Some clays are high in iron and other minerals, but some are not . If you can identify the clay in your back yard then you can find more information . I searched clay that is rich in iron and a couple sources popped up .
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