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Fleabus started grow question 3 years ago
Is coco coir ok to use like soil in fabric grow bags? I'm having a problem with my soil and bags not drying out between watering and was thinking coco coir might be a better option than soil.
18 weeks
Socalleo's Fleabus
2 comments · 2 years ago
Week 14
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Waters answered grow question 3 years ago
Coco coir I’ve found is much easier to use. I have less of s problem with bugs and my soil stays aerated throughout the grow(no blockages like I sometimes had in soil). The nutrient requirements are a little different however. It took me a while to realise I could buy coco specific nutes with all that the plant needed in that growing medium. You also don’t need to let your soil dry at as much. Be sure to keep checking the ph tho and always water with 20% runoff.
Denzul answered grow question 3 years ago
Yea you can use coco in fabric pots. While it's a slightly different grown technique with coco as it's closer to a hydro than a soil in terms of moisture retention and nute feeding.

But as for using the bags, you can definetly use them for soil or coco. Could also try giving a little more time between feeding water and add a fan directed towards the fabric pot if you want to stay soil. But if you have decided to make the switch you have bags compatible for both.

Hope this helps.