BioD-Medium is the leftover fine coir particles after extraction of fiber from freshwater cured coconut husks. It is called coir pith (dust) and is a natural, biodegradable by-product from the coconut fiber industry. This excellent potting soil is also an excellent reptile bedding, an excellent medium for worm cultures and an insulation medium for plant over wintering. It is available in 8:1 compacted disks, 5:1 compacted blocks and 2:1 compacted bales.
Dry coir pith is compacted (8:1) to form these 3-in. diameter, 0.9 in. thick disks. Each disk weighs 2.1 oz. and yield 0.8 L of material when soaked in water. There are 200 disks in a case.
Dry coir pith is compacted (5:1) to form these blocks. Each block weighs 11 lbs. and the size is 12 in x 12 in x 6 in. Each block will yield 2.2 ft.3 (63 liters) of materials. Need to add 6 – 7 gallons of water to break a block.
Dry coir pith bales. There is only about 10% moisture in these to reduce shipping costs. Each bale weighs 22 lbs. and the size is 12 in x 12 in x 24 in. Each bale will yield 4.4 ft.3 (126 liters) of materials. Add 1.5 – 2 gallons of water before using.
Wet coir pith bales. There is about 40% moisture in these to reduce shipping costs. Each bale weighs 22 lbs. and the size is 12 in x 12 in x 24 in. Each bale will yield 2.6 ft.3 (75 liters) of materials. Use as is.
Price includes shipping.