This tutorial walks you through the process of selecting, preparing and buffering coco coir. We review the options you have for selecting pre-buffered coco coir products or purchasing a dehydrated coco coir brick. Brick coco is far cheaper and easier to ship but it requires that you learn how to buffer coco coir for yourself. My newest medium that i started using is a 2 pound brick coco coir brick. I mix my water with vitamino and only add enough water just to barly hydrate the brick. The coir will look like loose,coffie grounds. Almost dry. Put it in one gallon zip lock bag with cuttings. No mold at all.
Coco Peat is also known as coir, coco fiber or coir peat. It is made from coconut husks and is a consistent media for long term growing. Coco Peat Bricks have excellent water retention ability and can be used multiple times. A 650g compressed brick expands to 6.5l litres of growing media when 3.25 litres of water is added to it.