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PostPosted: Feb 18th, '13, 01:49 
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Does anyone know if Red Lava Rocks can be used for the Grow Medium??? Will Red Lava Rocks affect the Ph of the water in the system??? Please let me know if this has ever been used. Thanks & Best Regards, Mike S.


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This is one of the most used low cost media options. Please do a search for "scoria" or " red scoria" on the forum search, it's features, advantages/disadvantages, and safety have been discussed here at length.


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Also search for vinegar test. It may save you a headache or two...

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DrLuke & rsevs3: Thank you for your responses to my question. I will do a search for the Items that you have mentioned. Thanks Again.........Best Regards, Mike S.


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I have red lava rock in the bottom half of my beds, then river rock on top (easier to work with).

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