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  1. Beginner Discussion
    I made a terrarium out of a big vas that has a seal, but i didnt use charcoal in it i made a false bottom with a netting over it and then the substrate then i added moss watered it and then closed it. My question is what chances of surviving does it have since i didnt use charcoal. I live in...
  2. Plants
    I've seen several older articles that have made mention of very slow growth, pale green, or yellowing leaves. Recently I found an interesting study by the University of Hawaii on "Charcoal Volatile Matter Content Affects Plant Growth and Nitrogen Availability in an Infertile Tropical Soil"...
  3. Parts & Construction
    Has anyone incorporated charcoal into a background to try to boost springtail populations? I'm working on a fake vine/root background and I had the thought of gluing some pieces of charcoal to the back, kinda hidden behind the vines. I want the viv I'm working on to be able to support...
  4. General Discussion
    I absolutely love the smell of Cowboy brand natural charcoal boiling on the stove in preparation for springtail cultures. So wonderful! Last batch I did I turned down lower and left it simmering for a few extra hours just to enjoy it longer. I think I may just start boiling it for the heck of...
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