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    Thinking of starting my own compost tea just after a little advise.

    Can I use biobizz all mix in it or can anyone recomend what else to use soil/manure wise just what a have lieing around going to be adding some other biobizz products fish mix alg a mic . Have some plant success great white shark can yhis be added too thanks in advance guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by martinthestoner View Post
    Thinking of starting my own compost tea just after a little advise.

    Can I use biobizz all mix in it or can anyone recomend what else to use soil/manure wise just what a have lieing around going to be adding some other biobizz products fish mix alg a mic . Have some plant success great white shark can yhis be added too thanks in advance guys
    You want to use soil to make a composting tea?
    I would go for a good quality compost or earthworm castings for this.
    It all depends what your tea is for mate.
    I’ll just grab a link on teas for ya
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    Cheers Redz not going out my way to use all mix its just whats lieing around. Or would a b better using horse manure instead

    Or is allmix not compost and am getting cinfused?
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    Compost or worm shit dude .

    1tblsp of black strap molazses per gal .

    Youll want to use 1l of compost per 4L water . Then dilute to 1/4 for large plantz 1/8 for small plants .

    Give that a good rolling brew for 24hrs

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    Cheers trex will grab a bag of worm castings am sure there is molasses in the biobizz fish mix or am a better with pure stuff

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    This from Tim Wilson and the recipe Im gonna use..
    Its worth reading his stuff on his website Microbe Organic

    Through a plethora of trial and error brewing with a dissolved oxygen meter at hand we determined that a pretty reliable volume of [vermi]compost to use is 2.38% by volume of water used up to around a 250 gallon brewer.

    So if you have 5 gallons you multiply that by 2.38% to get the amount of [vermi]compost to use. Then you can go to a converter and convert it into any unit of measure which is convenient. In my opinion measuring [vermi]compost by weight is inaccurate because of varying moisture content.

    Anyway to proceed we have;

    5 x 2.38% = 0.119 of a gallon = 0.476 of a quart = 0.450 of a liter
    = 450.5 milliliters [450 rounded] = 1.904 cups [2 cups rounded] - Your choice

    Likewise with the use of black strap molasses, a percentage of 0.50% is a good median amount to use.


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    Cheers for the info gaz will have a look after. Hot a book called teaming with microbes that am just starting to read

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    You really need to brew it for 36 to 42 hours to get the desired result but if you mix in some wheat bran at 1:30 to to the worm castings, then moisten with a weak molasses solution and cover with a damp cloth 24 hours prior to brewing you can achieve desired microbe levels in 24 hours.

    Again credit to Tim Wilson, all organic grower need to read his work man. Hes tested this shit under microscope mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by martinthestoner View Post
    Cheers for the info gaz will have a look after. Hot a book called teaming with microbes that am just starting to read
    Jeff lowenfeld is a legend man, great book mate, I hate reading books but Ive listened to him talk for hours and hours man

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    Quote Originally Posted by redisiel View Post
    You want to use soil to make a composting tea?
    I would go for a good quality compost or earthworm castings for this.
    It all depends what your tea is for mate.
    I’ll just grab a link on teas for ya
    Redz
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    I’ve bumped it aswell!!!!
    All Tim Wilson’s recipes are in this thread and the info from his site
    Blessings
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    Am the same Gaz hate reading but actully enjoying reading these kind of books helps when its part of your favorite hobbies

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    Quote Originally Posted by redisiel View Post
    All Tim Wilson’s recipes are in this thread and the info from his site
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    Hahahah sorry Redz mate, missed the link entirely mate, Sorry my friend I need to read things more closely before I post

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    Have you chatted to Tim before Redz, I know hes active on forums, lol we need to get him here!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaz View Post
    Have you chatted to Tim before Redz, I know hes active on forums, lol we need to get him here!!!!
    A few times mate I also speak to tad hussey regular,
    Do you use facebook at all it’s shit I know but there’s one thing you will
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    Quote Originally Posted by redisiel View Post
    A few times mate I also speak to tad hussey regular,
    Do you use facebook at all it’s shit I know but there’s one thing you will
    Be interested in bro
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    Unfortunately no I don't mate, I gave off of all social media a few years ago. Id love to chat to Tad Hussey man, his podcasts are probably my favourite.

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