Types of turface

garyfla_gw(10 Florida)April 20, 2012

hi

After much searching I found somebody who not only knows what it is but offers a choice.?? So which one do I want??

lolThey offer MVP/Proleague/ quick dry All labels say "100 percent calcined clay" but apparently the texture is different ??. They also offered 5 colors does this matter for planting purposes?? I was going to use it straight for aquatic plants but got " tomato soup"with the Quick Dry This has the color of terra cotta but the consistancy of fine sand?? May be great for soil mix but not for aquatic.

Anyway thanks for any help. gary

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cactusmcharris

Gary,

You want the MVP only in a C&S mix.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 10:16AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cactusmcharris

You would want the MVP only in any non-C&S mix, too.

It's Friday - I'm feeling wildmannish.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 10:17AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

The Wildman is right ;-)
Turface MVP is what you want, and then you'll want to screen out the finest particulate
by sifting it over insect/door screen (to remove particles that are less than 1/16 of an inch).

Josh

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 11:20AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

..... or if you happen to purchase your Turface at a John Deere Landscapes dealer, you'll want to ask for 'Allsport' - same product as MVP, just different packaging/label.

Al

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 1:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
garyfla_gw(10 Florida)

Hi
Well wouldn't you know I'd get thre wrong kind lol Think I'll return to the old tried and true "Oil dri" at least for the lilies May try this stuff out on some regular aquarium plans in small quatities or with some terrestrials Has some interesting properties Thanks for the help gary

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 6:58PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Fiddle Leaf Ficus brown edges, lighter color veins
I have the Fiddle Leaf Ficus for 2 years now. It was...
vlauz7b
Who am I?
I was at WM and this fellow was on clearance and jumped...
savannaicus
March Flowers
I feel guilty posting this as teen usually does but...
MrBlubs
Can i repot a pothos by sticking it in a larger pot and adding soil?
I have some pothos that are in 4 inch pots. I need...
tlbean2004
House Plants
Dracaenta Marginata
davers71
Sponsored Products
Atlantis Outdoor Wall Sconce
Lightology
Menlow Park 60046-3 3-Light Cluster Pendant
Lightology
Bow Brushed Nickel 12-Inch Two Light Island Bar with Charcoal Spiral Glass
$341.00 | Bellacor
Grout: Custom Building Products Adhesives & Fillers Polyblend #305 Onyx Green 7
$8.97 | Home Depot
Kraus KHU121-23-KPF1621-KSD30CH Single Basin Undermount Kitchen Sink with Faucet
$399.95 | Hayneedle
Dylan Matthews 'Ride' Canvas Art
Overstock.com
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™