Soilwater: Peat Medium

Soilwater: Peat Medium Recipe

Lacks supplements; suitable for most acid loving algae.


For 200 mL Total

  1. Combine components.
  2. Cover the medium container and steam for 2 consecutive days, 3 hours on each day. Pasteurization is a gradual rising of temperature to approximately 95 °C in 15 minutes. Then increased just over 98 °C for the 3 hour duration. Cooling occurs gradually at room temperature.
  3. Refrigerate 24 hours or more and bring to room temperature before use.

# Component Amount Stock Solution Concentration Final Concentration
1 Organic Peat 0.5 tsp
2 Green House Soil 1.5 tsp
3 dH2O 200 mL