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Soil conversion bag to volume in 5 gallon bucket?

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  • Mar 12 2009 10:21 PM
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Posted 12 March 2009 - 10:21 PM

Hey I was informed that the largest bag of Fox Farm Ocean Forest contains 38.6 quarts...if there are four quarts to a gallon does this mean that this one bag will fill 7 five gallon buckets? This is not making sense to me...? Pretty sure I am wrong whats up with this problem?:confused:


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Posted 12 March 2009 - 10:25 PM

7 buckets of 5 gallon = 35 gallons total

35 gallons = 140 quarts

You'll need about 4 bags

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Posted 12 March 2009 - 10:30 PM

So one would be looking at approx. three bags for 6-five gallon containers?


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Posted 12 March 2009 - 10:40 PM

well, simply convert all your untis to gallons.

You said the bags were 38.6 quarts

So think of them as 9.65 gallon bags.

So you want to fill buckets of 5 gallons.

You got an idea that one bag will give you just under 2 buckets of soil.

So, ya , 3 bags minimum, 4 recommended


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