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Would this work to replace anything in either 5-1-1 or Gritty Mix

Posted by dapper TN (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 22, 11 at 20:50

Special Kitty Cat Litter: 25lb bag

Ingredients: Ground Clay

I wasn't sure if this might take the place of turface or granite


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RE: Would this work to replace anything in either 5-1-1 or Gritty

I think it might be better if you posted this question in the Container Soil thread Al started. There already has been a lot if discussion about the pros and cons of various substitutes. If you haven't already read it, it's worth taking the time. See the link below. Plus there's a lot of photos there.

Here is a link that might be useful: Container soil and water retention


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RE: Would this work to replace anything in either 5-1-1 or Gritty

It might work as a substitute, as long as it holds up in certain tests. I've included a link with information on using cat litters and various products as turface substitutes. It should contain the information you're looking for.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cat Litter, Floor Dry, and Other Soil Componants...


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